Allionia incarnata var. incarnata

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Synonyms: Allionia cristata Allionia incarnata nudata
Found in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 60. Mentioned on page 58.
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Inflorescences: peduncle 3–15(–30) mm, sparingly glandular-puberulent, sparsely to densely spreading-villous; flower cluster 5–10(–12) mm diam. in anthesis; abaxial perianth limb 3–8(–10) mm. Fruits 3–5 mm.

Phenology: Flowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall.
Habitat: Open arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum
Elevation: 0-1600[-2500] m

Distribution

Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Okla., Tex., Utah, Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America.

Discussion

The variety is extremely variable with regard to robustness, density of pubescence, and size of flowers. B. L. Turner (1994) noted that North American collections are indistinguishable taxonomically from South American collections.

References

None.

AuthorRichard W. Spellenberg +
Elevation0-1600[-2500] m +
HabitatOpen arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymAllionia cristata + and Allionia incarnata nudata +
Taxon nameAllionia incarnata var. incarnata +
Taxon parentAllionia incarnata +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 4 +