Acleisanthes nevadensis

(Standley) B. L. Turner in B. L. Turner et al.

in B. L. Turner et al., Atlas Vasc. Pl. Texas, 7. 2003.

Endemic
Basionym: Selinocarpus diffusus subsp. nevadensis Standley Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 388. 1909
Synonyms: Selinocarpus nevadensis (Standley) B. A. Fowler & B. L. Turner
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 37. Mentioned on page 34.

Plants herbaceous or ± woody at base, overall moderately to densely pubescent with glandular-hairs, with whitish, translucent, conic hairs (with or without large flattened and whitish terminal cell), and with appressed, white, flattened, minute hairs. Stems erect, decumbent, or prostrate, densely leafy, 8–30 cm. Leaves dull green, commonly drying yellowish green, petiolate, those of a pair slightly unequal, gradually reduced toward inflorescence, fleshy; petiole 3–20 mm; blade ovate to orbiculate, 8–30 × 4–17 mm, base obtuse to truncate, margins undulate, apex acute, obtuse, or rounded. Flowers usually 1 in axils of leaves; pedicel 1 mm; perianth 30–40 mm, tube pale dull green, limbs greenish white or pale greenish yellow, often with 5 greenish stripes, 10 mm diam.; stamens 5. Fruits 5–7 mm, puberulent with white, flattened hairs; wings 1.5–5 mm wide.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Dry rocky soils, commonly with Larrea
Elevation: 800-1000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Acleisanthes nevadensis"
Jackie M. Poole +
(Standley) B. L. Turner in B. L. Turner et al. +
glutinous +
symmetric +  and asymmetric +
obtuse +  and truncate +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
Selinocarpus diffusus subsp. nevadensis +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
ovate;orbiculate +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
4mm;17mm +
persistent +
distinct +
lanceolate +
minute +, small +  and not accrescent +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
pedicellate +, short +, sessile +  and few-flowered +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Nev. +  and Utah. +
800-1000 m +
curved +  and straight +
pedicellate +, short +  and sessile +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
cleistogamous +, chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
ellipsoid +  and oblong +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
coriaceous +
Dry rocky soils, commonly with Larrea +
flattened +
minute +
bracteate +, congested +, open +  and cymose +
axillary +  and terminal +
yellowish green +  and green +
reduced +  and unequal +
yellow +, pale greenish +  and greenish white +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
undulate +
expanded +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
chasmogamous +  and cleistogamous +
constricted +, short +  and elongate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer. +
in B. L. Turner et al., Atlas Vasc. Pl. Texas, +
rounded +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
prostrate +  and decumbent +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
woody +  and herbaceous +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
Selinocarpus nevadensis +
Acleisanthes nevadensis +
Acleisanthes +
species +
gland-tipped +
green;pale +
domelike +
woody +  and herbaceous +
coriaceous +
1.5mm +  and 5mm +