Acleisanthes parvifolia

(Torrey) R. A. Levin

Novon12: 62. 2002

Synonyms: Selinocarpus parvifolius
Basionyms: Selinocarpus diffusus parvifolius
Found in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 37. Mentioned on page 34.
Plants herbaceous or ± woody at base, overall moderately pubescent with glandular hairs and minute, appressed, white, flattened hairs with conic bases. Stems erect or ascending, sparsely leafy, 15–60 cm. Leaves yellow-green, drying dull brownish green, petiolate, those of a pair slightly unequal, abruptly reduced toward inflorescence, somewhat succulent; petiole 1–8 mm; blade ovate or ± diamond-shaped, 9–22 × 4–12 mm, base obtuse or ± cordate, margins entire or undulate, apex acute. Flowers usually 1 in axils of bracts in repeatedly forked inflorescences; pedicel 1–3 mm; perianth 34–52 mm, tube yellowish green, limbs pale yellowish green, 10–15 mm diam.; stamens 5. Fruits 8–10 mm, puberulent with glandular hairs and white flattened hairs; wings 2–4 mm wide.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–early fall.
Habitat: Dry gypseous clays and shales
Elevation: 600-1000 m

Distribution

Tex., Mexico (ne Chihuahua).

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorJackie M. Poole +
BasionymSelinocarpus diffusus parvifolius +
Elevation600-1000 m +
HabitatDry gypseous clays and shales +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–early fall. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymSelinocarpus parvifolius +
Taxon nameAcleisanthes parvifolia +
Taxon parentAcleisanthes +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 4 +