Adolphia infesta

(Kunth) Meisner

Pl. Vasc. Gen. 2: 50. 1837.

Common names: Junco Texas adolphia
Illustrated
Basionym: Ceanothus infestus Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al. Nov. Gen. Sp. 7(fol.): 47
Synonyms: 7(qto.): 61 Plate 614. 1824 (as infesta) Colubrina infesta (Kunth) Schlechtendal
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 109.

Shrubs, 0.3–1 (–2) m, secondary branches and branchlets minutely and persistently short-hispid, slowly glabrescent, branchlets usually 0.5–1 mm diam. Leaves: blade narrowly oblanceolate to linear, 3–10 mm, margins entire [rarely dentate], surfaces glabrous; 1-veined from base. Pedicels 1–2.5 mm. Flowers: hypanthium hemispheric-campanulate, 1.5 mm wide, sides convex; sepals ovate-triangular, length nearly 2 times width, margins curved; petals 1.2–1.5 mm, shallowly hooded.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Aug(–Sep).
Habitat: Open slopes and washes, rocky outcrops, limestone and igneous substrates, roadsides, chaparral, oak-juniper and mixed conifer-oak woodlands.
Elevation: 1200–1800 m.

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., c, n Mexico

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Adolphia infesta"
perigynous +  and epigynous +
Guy L. Nesom +
(Kunth) Meisner +
Ceanothus infestus +
not gland-dotted +
3[-5]-veined +  and pinnate +
spinulose +, spinose +, serrate +  and entire +
denticulate +, dentate +, crenulate +, crenate +  and serrulate +
narrowly oblanceolate;linear +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Junco +  and Texas adolphia +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, c +  and n Mexico +
1200–1800 m. +
Open slopes and washes, rocky outcrops, limestone and igneous substrates, roadsides, chaparral, oak-juniper and mixed conifer-oak woodlands. +
free +  and adnate +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
terminal +  and axillary +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
subopposite +  and opposite +
deciduous +
intrastaminal +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
perigynous +  and epigynous +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Aug(–Sep). +
2-4-carpellate +
Pl. Vasc. Gen. +
glabrescent +  and short-hispid +
glabrescent +  and short-hispid +
whitish +  and greenish white +
distinct +
ovate-triangular +
Illustrated +
7(qto.): 61 +, Plate 614. +  and Colubrina infesta +
Adolphia infesta +
Adolphia +
species +
deciduous +  and evergreen +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and synoecious +