Brickellia amplexicaulis

B. L. Robinson

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 47: 199. 1911.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 493.

Perennials, 100–200 cm. Stems branched from bases, pubescent and glanddotted. Leaves opposite; petioles 0–1 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases (pinnately-veined distally), lanceolate to oblong, 40–160 × 10–75 mm, bases rounded to cordate (clasping), margins crenate to serrate, apices acute, faces densely to sparsely pubescent and stipitate-glandular. Heads in paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 7–25 mm, densely stipitate-glandular. Involucres cylindric to campanulate, 9–13 mm. Phyllaries 18–24 in 4–5 series, greenish, often purple-tinged, 3–8-striate, unequal, margins narrowly scarious (apices acute to acuminate); outer ovate (6–8-striate, sparsely glandular at apices), inner narrowly lanceolate (3–4-striate, glabrous). Florets 13–22; corollas pale-yellow or cream, often purple or red-tinged, 6–8 mm. Cypselae 2.8–4 mm, densely pubescent to hirtellous; pappi of 35–60 white, barbellulate bristles.


Phenology: Flowering Sep–Dec.
Habitat: Rocky or grassy montane slopes, riparian habitats
Elevation: 700–1900 m

Discussion

Brickellia amplexicaulis is known from se Arizona and sw New Mexico.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Brickellia amplexicaulis"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
B. L. Robinson +
rounded +  and cordate +
enlarged +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (16 cm160 mm <br />0.16 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
lanceolate;oblong +
10mm;75mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
red-tinged +, purple +, cream +  and pale-yellow +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
densely pubescent +  and hirtellous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +  and N.Mex. +
700–1900 m +
stipitate-glandular +  and pubescent +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Rocky or grassy montane slopes, riparian habitats +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cylindric;campanulate +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
entire +  and dentate +
crenate +  and serrate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
stipitate-glandular +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Flowering Sep–Dec. +
18 +  and 24 +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia amplexicaulis +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +