Maytenus phyllanthoides var. ovalifolia

Loesener

Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 8: 291. 1910. 1910

Synonyms: Maytenus texana Lundell Tricerma texanum (Lundell) Lundell
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 128. Mentioned on page 127.

Shrubs 0.2–2 m. Stems decumbent to prostrate. Leaves: petiole 1–3 mm; blade oblong-elliptic to elliptic-obovate, 1.5–4(–6) × 1–2(–3.5) cm, base rounded, margins entire or remotely serrulate, apex obtuse to rounded, sometimes mucronate.


Phenology: Flowering early spring–summer; fruiting summer–winter.
Habitat: Coastal prairies, marshes, clay or sand-clay mounds, often saline sites.
Elevation: 1–10 m.

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico (Tamaulipas).

Discussion

In the flora area, var. ovalifolia occurs along the Gulf coast of Texas from Cameron to Nueces counties.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Jinshuang Ma +  and Geoffrey A. Levin +
Loesener +
Tex. +  and Mexico (Tamaulipas). +
1–10 m. +
Coastal prairies, marshes, clay or sand-clay mounds, often saline sites. +
Flowering early spring–summer +  and fruiting summer–winter. +
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. +
Illustrated +
Maytenus texana +  and Tricerma texanum +
Maytenus phyllanthoides var. ovalifolia +
Maytenus phyllanthoides +
variety +