Abutilon parishii

S. Watson

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 357. 1885. 1885

Conservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 225. Mentioned on page 222, 226.

Subshrubs, 1 m. Stems erect, stellate-pubescent and with ± retrorse, simple hairs 2 mm. Leaves: stipules caducous, subulate, 5 mm; petiole equaling or to 2 times length of blades of lower leaves; blade discolorous, ovate, 2.5–6.5 cm, longer than wide, base cordate, margins coarsely dentate, apex acute, abaxial surface softly stellate-pubescent, adaxial surface with appressed simple and bifurcate hairs 1 mm. Inflorescences solitary flowers. Flowers: calyx 6–8 mm, lobes not overlapping, erect in fruit, ovate; corolla yellow-orange throughout, not fading pinkish, petals 8–12 mm; style 6–8-branched. Schizocarps ± ovoid, 10 × 10 mm; mericarps: apex spinose, spines 2–3 mm, stellate-pubescent and ciliate on keel, hairs 1.5 mm. Seeds 3 per mericarp, 2.5 mm, minutely scabridulous. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering late summer.
Habitat: Mountain slopes, desert scrublands
Elevation: 1000 m

Discussion

Abutilon parishii is a regional endemic, found north to south in Arizona.

Abutilon parishii is in the Center for Plant Conservation’s National Collection of Endangered Plants.

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Abutilon parishii"
stellate-pubescent +
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
S. Watson +
cordate +
discolorous +
longer than wide +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
not inflated +
not accrescent +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
not fading pinkish +  and yellow-orange +
Ariz. +  and Mexico (Sonora) +
1000 m +
sparse;copious +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not setose +  and hairy +
cylindric +, cask--shaped +, oblate +, ovoid +, globose +  and not inflated +
Mountain slopes, desert scrublands +
bifurcate +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
axillary +  and terminal +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
wedge--shaped +
3-40-carpellate +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0-2 times length of blades of lower leaves +  and equaling +
Flowering late summer. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
puberulent +
scabridulous +
turbinate +
persistent +
Conservation concern +
sessile +  and subsessile +
stellate-pubescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
exserted +  and included +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
6-8-branched +
Mallow +
Abutilon parishii +
Abutilon +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +