Calycocarpum lyonii

(Pursh) A. Gray

Gen. Amer. Bor. 1: 76. 1848

Common names: Cupseed
EndemicSelected by author to be illustrated
Basionyms: Menispermum lyonii Pursh Fl. Amer. Sept., 371. 1814
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Illustrator: John Myers
Vines, climbing to tops of trees; rhizomes slender, branched. Leaves: petioles to 28 cm. Leaf blade 10-25 × 10-29 cm, membranous; venation 5 or 7. Inflorescences to 32 cm; rachis puberulent, glandular. Flowers: sepals 1.6-4.6 × 0.6-2 mm, glabrous. Staminate flowers: stamens to 3 mm. Pistillate flowers: ovary to 2 mm. Drupes green at maturity, darkening to deeper green or black upon drying, 15-25 × 10-20 mm.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Primarily along rivers or smaller streams in deciduous forests
Elevation: 0-350 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., La., Miss., Mo., Okla., S.C., Tenn.

Discussion

Calycocarpum lyonii has been reported as occurring in Texas, but no Texas specimens have been seen.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

Facts about "Calycocarpum lyonii"
AuthorDonald G. Rhodes +
Authority(Pursh) A. Gray +
BasionymsMenispermum lyonii +
Common nameCupseed +
DistributionAla. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Okla. +, S.C. + and Tenn. +
Elevation0-350 m +
HabitatPrimarily along rivers or smaller streams in deciduous forests +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering spring–summer. +
Publication titleGen. Amer. Bor. +
Publication year1848 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V3/V3 628.xml +
Special statusEndemic + and Selected by author to be illustrated +
Taxon familyMenispermaceae +
Taxon nameCalycocarpum lyonii +
Taxon parentCalycocarpum +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 3 +