Abronia maritima

Nuttall ex S. Watson in W. H. Brewer et al.

in W. H. Brewer et al., Bot. California 2: 4. 1880. 1880

Common names: Red sand-verbena
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 65. Mentioned on page 61, 67, 68.

Plants perennial. Stems prostrate, often buried, often extensively branched, forming large mats, succulent, densely glandular-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 0.5–3 cm; blade elliptic to oblong or nearly obovate, 5–6.8 × 2.3–4.3 cm, margins usually entire, sometimes ± repand and undulate, surfaces minutely viscid-puberulent. Inflorescences: peduncle longer than subtending petiole; bracts lanceolate to lanceovate, 7–11 × 3–4 mm, papery, minutely glandular to glandular-pubescent; flowers 10–18. Perianth: tube red to reddish green, 6–10 mm, limb deep purplish red, 7–10 mm diam., lobes tightly reflexed. Fruits turbinate, 10–14 × 6–18 mm, thick, indurate, apex irregularly truncate and ± beaked; wings 3–5, without cavities.


Phenology: Flowering year-round.
Habitat: Foredunes and unstable dunes near strand
Elevation: 0-50 m

Distribution

Calif., Mexico (Baja California), Mexico (Baja California Sur), Mexico (Sinaloa), Mexico (Sonora)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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No values specified.

... more about "Abronia maritima"
beaked +  and truncate +
Leo A. Galloway +
Nuttall ex S. Watson in W. H. Brewer et al. +
glutinous +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (6.8 cm68 mm <br />0.068 m <br />) +
elliptic;oblong or nearly obovate +
succulent +
2.3cm;4.3cm +
persistent +
distinct +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
minutely glandular;glandular-pubescent +
lanceolate +  and lanceovate +
not accrescent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (?) +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
Red sand-verbena +
flattened +  and dilated +
Calif. +, Mexico (Baja California) +, Mexico (Baja California Sur) +, Mexico (Sinaloa) +  and Mexico (Sonora) +
0-50 m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
10 +  and 18 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
not +  and winged +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
glabrate +  and viscid puberulent +
Foredunes and unstable dunes near strand +
cauline +  and basal +
unequal +
purplish red +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
undulate +  and repand +
large +
expanded +
salverform +
constricted +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering year-round. +
in W. H. Brewer et al., Bot. California +
slightly rounded;conic +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
prostrate +  and erect +
succulent +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
rugose +  and smooth +
viscid-puberulent +
Tricratus +
slender +  and stout +
Abronia maritima +
species +
gland-tipped +
red;reddish green +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +