Sylva Tellur., 111. 1838
Common names: Spiderflower
Etymology: Greek, hemi- , half, and skolios, curved, alluding to seed shape
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 220. Mentioned on page 195, 199, 200, 215.
Herbs, annual [perennial]. Stems (sometimes ± procumbent, weak), sparsely to moderately (or delicately) branched; glabrous or glandular-pubescent. Leaves: stipular spines present (recurved); petiole with pulvinus basally or distally; leaflets (1 or)3. Inflorescences terminal or axillary (from distal leaves), racemes (flat-topped or elongated); bracts present. Flowers (often appearing unisexual due to incomplete development), zygomorphic; sepals persistent or deciduous, distinct, equal (each often subtending a nectary); petals oblong to ovate, equal; stamens 6; filaments inserted on a discoid or conical gynophore, glabrous; anthers (ellipsoid to linear), coiling as pollen is released; gynophore reflexed in fruit. Fruits capsules, dehiscent, fusiform to linear-cylindric. Seeds 10–20, oblong or obovoid, prominently arillate, (cleft fused between ends). x = 10.
Mexico, Central America, South America (south to Argentina).
species 6 (2 in the flora)
Facts about "Hemiscola"
|Author||Gordon C. Tucker + and Hugh H. Iltis +|
|Common name||Spiderflower +|
|Distribution||Mexico +, Central America + and South America (south to Argentina). +|
|Etymology||Greek, hemi- , half, and skolios, curved, alluding to seed shape +|
|Illustrator||Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey +|
|Publication title||Sylva Tellur., +|
|Publication year||1838 +|
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|Taxon family||Cleomaceae +|
|Taxon name||Hemiscola +|
|Taxon parent||Cleomaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 7 +|