Pseudelephantopus spicatus

(Jussieu ex Aublet) C. F. Baker

Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 12: 55. 1902

Basionyms: Elephantopus spicatus Jussieu ex Aublet Hist. Pl. Guian. 2: 808. 1775
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 204.
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Illustrator: Bee F. Gunn
Leaf blades mostly 3–15(–20+) cm × 10–30(–45+) mm (including petioles), both faces sparsely pilose or hirsute, often glabrescent, abaxial resin-gland-dotted. Bracts 15–45+ × 2–5+ mm. Inner phyllaries 9–12 mm, sparsely hispidulous to pilosulous (hairs 0.1–0.3 mm), often glabrescent. Cypselae 7–8 mm; pappi 1–9+ mm (including aristae). 2n = 26, 28 [3 reports, all from outside flora].

Phenology: Flowering Jan (probably year-round).
Habitat: Open places on sandy soils
Elevation: 0–10+ m

Distribution

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Fla., Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America, Asia, Pacific Islands.

Discussion

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorJohn L. Strother +
Authority(Jussieu ex Aublet) C. F. Baker +
BasionymsElephantopus spicatus +
DistributionFla. +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America +, Asia + and Pacific Islands. +
Elevation0–10+ m +
HabitatOpen places on sandy soils +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering Jan (probably year-round). +
Publication titleTrans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis +
Publication year1902 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 245.xml +
SynonymsCompositae +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon namePseudelephantopus spicatus +
Taxon parentPseudelephantopus +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +