Batesimalva violacea

(Rose) Fryxell

Bol. Soc. Bot. México 35: 26. 1975.

Conservation concernIllustrated
Basionyms: Gaya violacea Rose Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 286. 1909
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 239.

Plants 1.5–2 m. Stems stellate-tomentose and with simple hairs 1–1.5 mm. Leaves: stipules to 0.5 mm; petiole 3/4 to as long as blade; blade discolorous, 6–10 cm, apex acute or acuminate, surfaces densely, velvety pubescent abaxially, sparsely hairy adaxially. Pedicels slender, elongate, 2–6.5 cm. Flowers: calyx 6–8 mm, tomentulose and with long, simple hairs; petals 6–8 mm; staminal column 2–3 mm, glabrous; anthers yellow. Schizocarps 10–12 mm diam.; mericarps with proximal cell partially covered by endoglossum 1 mm. Seeds 2.5 mm. 2n = 32.


Phenology: Flowering fall.
Habitat: Dry, deciduous forests and shrublands
Elevation: 600–800 m

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Nuevo León)

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

In the flora area, Batesimalva violacea is known from only a single station in Big Bend National Park.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Batesimalva violacea"
Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
(Rose) Fryxell +
cordate +
Gaya violacea +
discolorous +
ovate +  and ovatelanceolate not dissected or parted +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
tomentulose +
not inflated +
not accrescent +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
unwinged +  and empty +
Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila) +  and Mexico (Nuevo León) +
600–800 m +
sparse;copious +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
semipendent +  and erect +
lobed +  and inflated +
Dry, deciduous forests and shrublands +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
lanceolate +  and ovate +
entire +  and serrate +
wedge--shaped +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
3-40-carpellate +
(1-)2-many +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Flowering fall. +
Bol. Soc. Bot. México +
10mm +  and 12mm +
subglabrous +  and sparsely hairy +
reniform +
persistent +
Conservation concern +  and Illustrated +
sessile +  and subsessile +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
not viscid +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
8-10[-16]-branched +
hairy +, pubescent +  and velvety +
Mallow +
Batesimalva violacea +
Batesimalva +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +