Acleisanthes longiflora

A. Gray

Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 15: 260. 1853.

Common names: Angel trumpets yerba de la rabia
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 35. Mentioned on page 31, 34.

Plants herbaceous, often slightly woody at base, overall pubescence of white, capitate hairs 0.2–0.4 mm. Stems ascending to prostrate or sprawling, profusely branched, to 100 cm, puberulent to glabrate, occasionally hirtellous. Leaves grayish green, petiolate, those of pair slightly unequal; petiole 1–14 mm, puberulent to glabrate; blade lanceolate to linear-lanceolate or triangular-lanceolate to deltate, 3–40 × 1–30 mm, base cuneate and decurrent, margins undulate or crispate, apex acuminate to acute or long attenuate, glaucous, puberulent to glabrate. Inflorescences solitary flowers, rarely geminate, sessile or with pedicel to 7 mm; bracts linear-subulate, 1–7 mm, puberulent to sparsely so. Flowers: chasmogamous perianth with tubes 7–17 cm × 1–2 mm, puberulent to glabrate, limbs 10–20 mm diam., stamens 5; cleistogamous perianth 5–12 mm, puberulent, stamens 5. Fruits with 5 hyaline ridges and pair of shallow, parallel grooves between ridges, without resinous glands, narrowly oblong, truncated at both ends, constricted 1 mm both below apex and above base, 6–10 mm, hirtellous to puberulent with capitate hairs and many to few, minute, moniliform hairs 0.2–0.4 mm, or glabrate.


Phenology: Flowering Feb–Nov.
Habitat: Rocky, gravelly, loamy, or sandy calcareous, gypseous, or igneous-derived soils in deserts, grasslands, shrublands, or woodlands
Elevation: 0-2500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua), Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Durango), Mexico (Nuevo León), Mexico (Sonora), Mexico (Tamaulipas)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Acleisanthes longiflora"
puberulent;glabrate +
Jackie M. Poole +
A. Gray +
glutinous +
symmetric +  and asymmetric +
decurrent +  and cuneate +
unequal +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
truncated +  and oblong +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
lanceolate;linear-lanceolate or triangular-lanceolate +
succulent +  and fleshy +
1mm;30mm +
persistent +
distinct +
linear-subulate +
minute +, small +  and not accrescent +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
Angel trumpets +  and yerba de la rabia +
pedicellate +, short +, sessile +  and few-flowered +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Chihuahua) +, Mexico (Coahuila) +, Mexico (Durango) +, Mexico (Nuevo León) +, Mexico (Sonora) +  and Mexico (Tamaulipas) +
0-2500 m +
curved +  and straight +
constricted +
pedicellate +, short +  and sessile +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 80 +
cleistogamous +, chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
puberulent +, glabrous +  and smooth +
ellipsoid +  and oblong +
coriaceous +
Rocky, gravelly, loamy, or sandy calcareous, gypseous, or igneous-derived soils in deserts, grasslands, shrublands, or woodlands +
glabrate +, 0.2mm +  and 0.4mm +
many +  and few +
moniliform +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br />) +
with pedicel +  and sessile +
axillary +  and terminal +
grayish green +
unequal +
succulent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
crispate +  and undulate +
expanded +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (?) +
puberulent +  and glabrate +
cleistogamous +  and chasmogamous +
constricted +, short +  and elongate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
puberulent;glabrate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
Flowering Feb–Nov. +
Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. +
rounded +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
Illustrated +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
woody +  and herbaceous +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
Ammocodon +  and Selinocarpus +
Acleisanthes longiflora +
Acleisanthes +
species +
gland-tipped +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (17 cm170 mm <br />0.17 m <br />) +
domelike +
1mm;2mm +
coriaceous +