Ibervillea tenuisecta

(A. Gray) Small
Fl. S.E. U.S., 1136. 1903.
Common names: Deer-apples
Basionym: Sicydium lindheimeri var. tenuisectum A. Gray Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 75. 1852
Synonyms: Ibervillea lindheimeri var. tenuisecta (A. Gray) M. C. Johnston
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 32. Mentioned on page 31.

Stems to 1 m, glaucous. Leaves: petiole 1–2 cm; blade deeply pedately 3-lobed, 2–6 cm wide, slightly succulent, lobes narrowly oblong to linear, 2–5 mm wide, surfaces glabrous. Inflorescences: staminate flowers 4–7(–20) in racemes 0.5–1.5 cm. Petals 3–4 mm. Fruits bright red, globose, 1–1.5 cm. Seeds (2–)5–9(–12), 5–6 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Rocky hills, draws, arroyos, flats, creosote-blackbrush, Chihuahuan desert scrub, commonly with Acacia, Chilopsis, Fallugia, Flourensia, Larrea, Opuntia, Parthenium, and Prosopis, mesquite-oak woodlands
Elevation: (300–)900–1600 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas).

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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Guy L. Nesom +
(A. Gray) Small +
Sicydium lindheimeri var. tenuisectum +
Deer-apples +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Chihuahua +, Coahuila +, Nuevo León +, San Luis Potosí +, Sonora +, Tamaulipas +  and Zacatecas). +
(300–)900–1600 m +
Rocky hills, draws, arroyos, flats, creosote-blackbrush, Chihuahuan desert scrub, commonly with Acacia, Chilopsis, Fallugia, Flourensia, Larrea, Opuntia, Parthenium, and Prosopis, mesquite-oak woodlands +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
Fl. S.E. U.S., +
Ibervillea lindheimeri var. tenuisecta +
Ibervillea tenuisecta +
Ibervillea +
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