Acleisanthes anisophylla

A. Gray

Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 15: 261. 1853.

Common names: Oblique-leaf trumpets
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 35. Mentioned on page 34.

Plants herbaceous, overall pubescence of white, capitate hairs 0.1–0.2 mm. Stems decumbent, much branched, 3–15 cm, puberulent to glabrate. Leaves grayish green, sessile or more often petioled, those of pair very unequal (1 leaf 2–10 times length of other); petioles of smaller leaves to 12 mm, those of larger leaves 2–35 mm, puberulent to glabrate; blade ovate to oval-oblong or oval-rhombic, base rounded to obtuse, unequal and short-decurrent, margins flat or very slightly undulate, apex acute to rounded or obtuse and apiculate, puberulent to glabrate; smaller blades 3–28 × 2–15 mm, larger blades 6–70 × 3–35 mm. Inflorescences solitary flowers, sessile or pedicellate; bracts linear-lanceolate to linear-subulate, 2–6 mm, sparsely puberulent; pedicel to 1 mm. Flowers: chasmogamous perianth 4–6 cm, puberulent, tube 10 mm diam., limbs 20–40 mm diam., stamens 5; cleistogamous perianth 1–3 mm, puberulent, stamens 5. Fruits with 10 equal ribs, without resinous glands, oval-oblong, truncate at both ends, slightly constricted beyond base, 3–6 mm, sparsely puberulent.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Rocky, gravelly, or sandy soils, limestone or shale outcrops in grasslands or shrublands
Elevation: 40-3500 m

Distribution

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

Discussion

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... more about "Acleisanthes anisophylla"
puberulent;glabrate +
Jackie M. Poole +
A. Gray +
glutinous +
short-decurrent +
symmetric +  and asymmetric +
rounded +  and obtuse +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
ovate;oval-oblong or oval-rhombic +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
thin;thick +
persistent +
distinct +
linear-lanceolate +  and linear-subulate +
minute +, small +  and not accrescent +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
Oblique-leaf trumpets +
pedicellate +, short +, sessile +  and few-flowered +
Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila) +, Mexico (Nuevo León) +  and Mexico (Tamaulipas) +
40-3500 m +
curved +  and straight +
pedicellate +, short +  and sessile +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 80 +
cleistogamous +, chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
oval-oblong +
constricted +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
coriaceous +
Rocky, gravelly, or sandy soils, limestone or shale outcrops in grasslands or shrublands +
0.1mm +  and 0.2mm +
pedicellate +  and sessile +
axillary +  and terminal +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
petioled +  and sessile +
grayish green +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
unequal +
succulent +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
undulate +
expanded +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +
cleistogamous +  and chasmogamous +
constricted +, short +  and elongate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–fall. +
Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. +
rounded +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
clambering +, prostrate +  and erect +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
woody +  and herbaceous +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
Ammocodon +  and Selinocarpus +
Acleisanthes anisophylla +
Acleisanthes +
species +
gland-tipped +
domelike +
coriaceous +