Abutilon hypoleucum

A. Gray

Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 20. 1852. 1852

Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 224. Mentioned on page 220, 222.

Shrubs, 0.5–1.5 m. Stems erect, sparsely to densely stellate-pubescent, sometimes also with few simple hairs to 2 mm. Leaves: stipules subulate, 2–4 mm; petiole 1/2 to as long as blade; blade markedly discolorous, narrowly ovate, 5–11 cm, to 2 times as long as wide, base cordate, margins crenate, apex acute or slightly acuminate, surfaces densely soft-tomentose abaxially, sparsely scabridulous adaxially. Inflorescences solitary flowers. Flowers: calyx 10–15 mm, lobes basally overlapping, erect, broadly cordate, accrescent to 25 mm, to 20 mm wide; corolla yellow or yellow-orange throughout, petals 15–25 mm; staminal column glabrous; style 13–15-branched. Schizocarps ± ovoid, 15 × 15 mm; mericarps: apex acuminate, surface stellate-pubescent. Seeds 3 per mericarp, 2.5 mm, minutely scabridulous. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Dry shrublands, roadsides, disturbed sites
Elevation: 0–1300 m

Discussion

Abutilon hypoleucum is limited to the Rio Grande plains and valley.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Abutilon hypoleucum"
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
A. Gray +
cordate +
discolorous +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (11 cm110 mm <br />0.11 m <br />) +
not inflated +
not accrescent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
yellow-orange +  and yellow +
Tex. +  and Mexico +
0–1300 m +
sparse;copious +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not setose +  and hairy +
cylindric +, cask--shaped +, oblate +, ovoid +, globose +  and not inflated +
Dry shrublands, roadsides, disturbed sites +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
axillary +  and terminal +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
cordate +
accrescent +
0mm;20mm +
entire +  and serrate +
wedge--shaped +
3-40-carpellate +
adnate +  and distinct +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–fall. +
Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (?) +
puberulent +
scabridulous +
turbinate +
persistent +
Illustrated +
sessile +  and subsessile +
exserted +  and included +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
13-15-branched +
stellate-pubescent +  and soft-tomentose +
scabridulous +
Mallow +
Abutilon hypoleucum +
Abutilon +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +