Abronia pogonantha

Heimerl

Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 11: 87, plate 2, fig. 4. 1889. 1889

IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 66. Mentioned on page 61, 64.

Plants annual. Stems decumbent to ascending, little to moderately branched, elongate, glandular-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 0.8–4 cm; blade ovate to oblong-ovate, 2–5 × 1.5–3.5 cm, margins entire to ± sinuate and undulate, surfaces glandular-pubescent. Inflorescences: peduncle longer than subtending petiole; bracts lanceolate to broadly ovate, 4–9 × 1.8–6 mm, papery, puberulent to glandular-pubescent, often villous basally; flowers 12–24. Perianth: tube rose red, at least basally, 10–20 mm, limb white to pink, 6–8 mm diam. Fruits winged, broadly cordate or ± round in profile, 4–6 × 4–6 mm, coriaceous, apex deeply notched with small beak; wings 2 (–3), infrequently partially folded together, without dilations, interior spongy.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Sandy soils, Joshua tree desert scrub
Elevation: 100-1600 m

Discussion

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... more about "Abronia pogonantha"
Leo A. Galloway +
Heimerl +
glutinous +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
ovate;oblong-ovate +
succulent +
1.5cm;3.5cm +
persistent +
distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
villous;puberulent;glandular-pubescent +
lanceolate +  and broadly ovate +
not accrescent +
0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (?) +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
flattened +  and dilated +
100-1600 m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
12 +  and 24 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
glabrate +  and viscid puberulent +
Round (?) +  and Cordate (?) +
coriaceous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Sandy soils, Joshua tree desert scrub +
cauline +  and basal +
unequal +
white +  and pink +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
undulate +, entire +  and more or less sinuate +
expanded +
salverform +
constricted +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer. +
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. +
slightly rounded;conic +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
decumbent +  and ascending +
elongate +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
rugose +  and smooth +
glandular-pubescent +
Tricratus +
slender +  and stout +
Abronia pogonantha +
species +
gland-tipped +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +