Bastardia viscosa

(Linnaeus) Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al.

in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 5(fol.): 199.

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5(qto.): 256. 1822.

Illustrated
Basionym: Sida viscosa Linnaeus Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1145. 1759
Synonyms: Bastardia guayaquilensis Turczaninow B. parvifolia Kunth S. bastardia de Candolle S. foetida Cavanilles
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 237.

Plants 0.5–1.5 m. Stems often malodorous, sometimes also with simple hairs 2 mm. Leaf-blades 4–8 cm (often smaller), apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences usually leafy panicles. Pedicels slender. Flowers: calyx 4–5 mm, viscid; corolla usually 6+ mm, petals 4–5 mm. Schizocarps 5–6 mm diam.; mericarps muticous. Seeds 2 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering year-round.
Habitat: Shrublands, thickets, disturbed vegetation, pastures, roadsides
Elevation: 0–500 m

Distribution

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Tex., e Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America (Colombia), South America (Ecuador), South America (Peru), South America (Venezuela)

Discussion

Bastardia viscosa is known only from the lower Rio Grande valley.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Bastardia viscosa"
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
(Linnaeus) Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al. +
cordate +
Sida viscosa +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
not maplelike +, lobulate +, unlobed +  and ovate +
divided +  and not inflated +
not accrescent +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
Tex. +, e Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America (Colombia) +, South America (Ecuador) +, South America (Peru) +  and South America (Venezuela) +
0–500 m +
sparse;copious +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
oblate +  and not inflated +
Shrublands, thickets, disturbed vegetation, pastures, roadsides +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
lanceolate +
entire +  and serrate +
serrate;subentire +
3-40-carpellate +
(1-)2-many +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering year-round. +
in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. +
5mm +  and 6mm +
reniform +
persistent +
Illustrated +
sessile +  and subsessile +
not cespitose +
malodorous +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
6-8-branched +
glandular-hairy +
Bastardia guayaquilensis +, B. parvifolia +, S. bastardia +  and S. foetida +
Bastardia viscosa +
Bastardia +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +