Rhynchosida

Fryxell

Brittonia 30: 458, fig. 4. 1978.

Etymology: Greek rhynchos, beak, and generic name Sida, a lluding to beaked mericarps
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 309. Mentioned on page 217.

Herbs [shrubs], perennial. Stems trailing to ascending, stellate-hairy, not viscid. Leaves: stipules persistent, linear; blade oblong-ovate to oblong-lanceolate [orbiculate], unlobed, base shallowly cordate, margins crenate or serrate. Inflorescences axillary solitary flowers; involucel absent.

Distribution

sc, sw North America, Mexico, South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay).

Discussion

Rhynchosida kearneyi Fryxell is endemic to Bolivia.

Species 2 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
Fryxell +
sc +, sw North America +, Mexico +, South America (Argentina +, Bolivia +, Brazil +  and Uruguay). +
Greek rhynchos, beak, and generic name Sida, a lluding to beaked mericarps +
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Rhynchosida +
Malvaceae subfam. Malvoideae +