Abutilon incanum

(Link) Sweet

Hort. Brit., 53. 1826. 1826

Common names: Pelotazo chico
Basionyms: Sida incana Link Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 2: 204. 1822
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 224. Mentioned on page 221.

Subshrubs, 1–2 m. Stems erect, terete when young, minutely tomentulose. Leaves: stipules subulate, 3 mm; petiole ca. 1/2 times as long as blade; blade concolorous, ovate, to 6 cm, longer than wide, base cordate, margins irregularly serrulate or crenate, apex acute or acuminate, surfaces densely tomentulose, obscured by pubescence. Inflorescences solitary flowers or in open panicles. Flowers: calyx 3–5 mm, lobes not overlapping, spreading or somewhat reflexed in fruit, lanceolate-ovate; corolla reflexed, yellow or pink with dark red center, petals 4–6 mm; staminal column pubescent; style 5-branched. Schizocarps cask-shaped, not medially constricted, 7–9 × 6 mm; mericarps: apex acute or apiculate, surface tomentulose. Seeds 3 per mericarp, 2 mm, puberulent but appearing glabrous. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Open, arid habitats, hills and plains
Elevation: 0–1000 m

Distribution

Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Mexico (Baja California), Mexico (Sinaloa), Mexico (Sonora), Pacific Islands (Hawaii)

Discussion

Abutilon incanum is found in Baja California, Sinaloa, Sonora, adjacent Arizona, and disjunctly in Hawaii, where it is considered to be native.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Abutilon incanum"
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
(Link) Sweet +
cordate +
Sida incana +
concolorous +
longer than wide +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
not inflated +
not accrescent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
Pelotazo chico +
pink +  and yellow +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, Mexico (Baja California) +, Mexico (Sinaloa) +, Mexico (Sonora) +  and Pacific Islands (Hawaii) +
0–1000 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, hills and plains +
axillary +  and terminal +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
reflexed +  and spreading +
lanceolate-ovate +
entire +  and serrate +
crenate;serrulate +
wedge--shaped +
3-40-carpellate +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
1/2 times as long as blade +
Flowering spring–fall. +
Hort. Brit., +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
cask--shaped +
constricted +
glabrous +  and puberulent +
scabridulous +
turbinate +
persistent +
sessile +  and subsessile +
exserted +  and included +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
tomentulose +  and obscured +
Mallow +
Abutilon incanum +
Abutilon +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +