Abutilon berlandieri

A. Gray ex S. Watson

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 358. 1885. 1885

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 222. Mentioned on page 223.

Shrubs, 0.5–1.5 m. Stems erect, roughly stellate-pubescent with minute intermingled glandular-hairs. Leaves: stipules subulate, 3–10 mm; petiole shorter than blade; blade slightly discolorous, ovate, 2.5–10 cm, slightly longer than wide, base truncate to cordate, margins obscurely crenate to serrate, apex acute, sometimes acuminate, surfaces roughly pubescent. Inflorescences solitary flowers or racemes or panicles. Flowers: calyx 8–13 mm, basally cuneate, lobes basally overlapping, erect in fruit, acuminate, to 8 mm wide; corolla orange-yellow throughout, petals 10 mm; staminal column pubescent; style 8–10-branched. Schizocarps ± ovoid, 10–13 × 10–13 mm; mericarps: apex acuminate, surface with both stellate and glandular-hairs. Seeds 3 per mericarp, 3 mm, uniformly puberulent. 2n = 42.


Phenology: Flowering year-round.
Habitat: Open, arid habitats
Elevation: 0–200 m

Distribution

Tex., Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Nuevo León), Mexico (Tamaulipas)

Discussion

Abutilon berlandieri is found in southern Texas and is scarce elsewhere.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Abutilon berlandieri"
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
A. Gray ex S. Watson +
truncate +  and cordate +
discolorous +
slightly longer than wide +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
cuneate +
not accrescent +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
orange-yellow +
Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila) +, Mexico (Nuevo León) +  and Mexico (Tamaulipas) +
0–200 m +
sparse;copious +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not setose +  and hairy +
cylindric +, cask--shaped +, oblate +, ovoid +, globose +  and not inflated +
Open, arid habitats +
axillary +  and terminal +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
acuminate +
0mm;8mm +
entire +  and serrate +
obscurely crenate;serrate +
wedge--shaped +
3-40-carpellate +
adnate +  and distinct +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
Flowering year-round. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
puberulent +
scabridulous +
turbinate +
persistent +
sessile +  and subsessile +
exserted +  and included +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
8-10-branched +
Mallow +
Abutilon berlandieri +
Abutilon +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +