Batesimalva violacea

(Rose) Fryxell

Bol. Soc. Bot. México 35: 26. 1975.

Conservation concernIllustrated
Basionym: Gaya violacea Rose Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 286. 1909
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 239.

Plants 1.5–2 m. Stems stellate-tomentose and with simple hairs 1–1.5 mm. Leaves: stipules to 0.5 mm; petiole 3/4 to as long as blade; blade discolorous, 6–10 cm, apex acute or acuminate, surfaces densely, velvety pubescent abaxially, sparsely hairy adaxially. Pedicels slender, elongate, 2–6.5 cm. Flowers: calyx 6–8 mm, tomentulose and with long, simple hairs; petals 6–8 mm; staminal column 2–3 mm, glabrous; anthers yellow. Schizocarps 10–12 mm diam.; mericarps with proximal cell partially covered by endoglossum 1 mm. Seeds 2.5 mm. 2n = 32.

Phenology: Flowering fall.
Habitat: Dry, deciduous forests and shrublands
Elevation: 600–800 m


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Tex., Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León).


Of conservation concern.

In the flora area, Batesimalva violacea is known from only a single station in Big Bend National Park.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
(Rose) Fryxell +
Gaya violacea +
Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila +  and Nuevo León). +
600–800 m +
Dry, deciduous forests and shrublands +
Flowering fall. +
Bol. Soc. Bot. México +
Conservation concern +  and Illustrated +
Batesimalva violacea +
Batesimalva +
species +