Brickellia coulteri var. brachiata

(A. Gray) B. L. Turner

Phytologia 68: 237. 1990.

Basionym: Brickellia brachiata A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 385. 1886
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 497.

Leaf-blades 10–40 (–50) × 10–20 mm, midstem blades mostly 20–40 (–50) mm. Peduncles 5–25 mm, pubescent, mostly lacking glandular-hairs. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Oct.
Habitat: Open sandy areas, arid rocky slopes, desert canyons
Elevation: 400–2000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico

Discussion

Variety brachiata includes most specimens from Arizona, except those from lower side canyons of the Grand Canyon. Those plants are strongly gland-dotted and often have larger leaves characteristic of the type variety. Some plants from southeastern Arizona are not clearly differentiated.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
(A. Gray) B. L. Turner +
subcordate +, hastate +  and truncate +
enlarged +
Brickellia brachiata +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
broadly ovate;deltate +
10mm;30mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
purple-tinged +  and pale yellow-green +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.82 cm8.2 mm <br />0.0082 m <br />) +
glandular-pubescent +, strigose +  and hispidulous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +  and Mexico +
400–2000 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open sandy areas, arid rocky slopes, desert canyons +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cylindric;campanulate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
entire +  and dentate +
subentire +  and toothed +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
lanceovate +  and narrowly lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Oct. +
17 +  and 22 +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia coulteri var. brachiata +
Brickellia coulteri +
variety +
cylindric +
perennial +  and annual +