Allionia incarnata var. incarnata

Illustrated
Synonyms: Allionia cristata (Standley) Standley Allionia incarnata var. nudata
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 60. Mentioned on page 58.

Inflorescences: peduncle 3–15 (–30) mm, sparingly glandular-puberulent, sparsely to densely spreading-villous; flower cluster 5–10 (–12) mm diam. in anthesis; abaxial perianth limb 3–8 (–10) mm. Fruits 3–5 mm.


Phenology: Flowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall.
Habitat: Open arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum
Elevation: 0-1600[-2500] m

Distribution

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Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Okla., Tex., Utah, Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America

Discussion

The variety is extremely variable with regard to robustness, density of pubescence, and size of flowers. B. L. Turner (1994) noted that North American collections are indistinguishable taxonomically from South American collections.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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Richard W. Spellenberg +
Linnaeus +
glutinous +
round +, obtuse +  and oblique +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
undulate +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
10mm;35mm +
persistent +
distinct +
cucullate +  and ovate +
not accrescent +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
keeled +  and toothed +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, Okla. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America +
with only irregular undulations +  and entire +
0-1600[-2500] m +
curved +  and straight +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
single +  and 3 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
2.9mm;4.7mm +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.28 cm2.8 mm <br />0.0028 m <br />) +
Open arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br />) +
reduced +
fan--shaped +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
sinuate +  and entire +
expanded +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
spreading-villous +  and glandular-puberulent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
constricted +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
Flowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall. +
Syst. Nat. ed. +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
concave +
Illustrated +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
Allionia cristata +  and Allionia incarnata var. nudata +
Allionia incarnata var. incarnata +
Allionia incarnata +
variety +
gland-tipped +
triangular +
annual +  and perennial +
puberulent +  and spreading viscid-villous +