Benitoa occidentalis

(H. M. Hall) D. D. Keck

Leafl. W. Bot. 8: 26. 1956.

IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Haplopappus occidentalis H. M. Hall Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 389: 214, fig. 72. 1928
Synonyms: Lessingia occidentalis (H. M. Hall) M. A. Lane
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 450.

Leaf-blades 20–80+ × 3–15+ mm. Phyllaries ± lanceolate, 1–10 mm. Ray laminae 5–7+ mm. Disc corollas 4–5+ mm. Cypselae 3–4 mm; pappi 3–4 mm. 2n = 10.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Nov.
Habitat: Serpentine outcrops and clay slopes
Elevation: 300–1000 m

Discussion

Benitoa occidentalis is known only from the inner South Coast Ranges, southern San Benito County, and adjacent Fresno and Monterey counties.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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... more about "Benitoa occidentalis"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
corymbiform +  and paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Staci Markos +  and John L. Strother +
(H. M. Hall) D. D. Keck +
decurrent +
Haplopappus occidentalis +
1(-3+)-nerved +
oblanceolate;linear +
rugulose +  and muricate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
triquetrous +  and clavate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
300–1000 m +
sericeous +  and stipitate-glandular +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
tack--shaped +
Serpentine outcrops and clay slopes +
in open , corymbiform to paniculiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
less campanulate;turbinate or fusiform +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
lance-deltate +
nearly +  and entire +
2-carpellate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Nov. +
lanceolate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Leafl. W. Bot. +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
concave;usually flat;conic +
2 +  and 8 +
subulate +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Lessingia occidentalis +
Benitoa occidentalis +
species +
campanulate +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +