Anoda thurberi

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22: 299. 1887.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 234, 237.

Herbs, 1 m. Stems erect, with minute stellate and glandular-hairs, hairs to 0.2 mm. Leaves: petiole 1/2 to equaling blade, with minute stellate and glandular-hairs (hairs to 0.2 mm); blade concolorous, sometimes with purple blotch along midvein, ovate-cordate to hastately 3-lobed at base (distally unlobed) or narrowly triangular, 5–8 cm (often smaller), membranous, base cordate to truncate, margins subentire, apex acute, surfaces minutely hairy, hairs usually stellate. Inflorescences usually racemes or panicles. Pedicels 1–3 cm. Flowers: calyx 3.5–6 mm, accrescent to 6–8 mm, lobes without dark midrib, apex acute, stellate-hairy; petals bluish lavender (darker at base), 4–7 mm; staminal column stellate-hairy; style 6–8-branched; stigmas glabrous. Schizocarps 6–8 mm diam., minutely hairy; mericarps 6–8, with dorsal spur to 1 mm. Seeds with endocarp absent or incomplete. 2n = 26, 28.


Phenology: Flowering late summer–early fall.
Habitat: Deciduous forests, dry, open shrublands
Elevation: 900–2300 m

Discussion

Anoda thurberi occurs only in Cochise County, Arizona, and in New Mexico west of the Chiricahua Mountains in low subsaline valley areas. In Mexico it is widespread from Sonora south to Oaxaca.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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stellate-hairy +
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
A. Gray +
cordate +  and truncate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
membranous +
concolorous +
ovate-cordate +  and hastately 3-lobed +
ribbed +, not inflated +  and not , +
accrescent +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
white +, purplish +, lavender +  and yellow +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +  and Mexico +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
900–2300 m +
sparse;copious +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
oblate +  and not inflated +
Deciduous forests, dry, open shrublands +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br />) +
axillary +  and terminal +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
dehiscent +  and disintegrating +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
ovate +  and triangular +
dentate +  and entire +
subentire +
wedge--shaped +
3-40-carpellate +
(1-)2-many +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flowering late summer–early fall. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
6mm +  and 8mm +
hairy +  and glabrous +
reniform +
persistent +
sessile +  and subsessile +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
inconspicuous +
6-8-branched +
Cavanillea +  and Sidanoda +
Anoda thurberi +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +