Carphephorus odoratissimus var. subtropicanus

(DeLaney N. Bissett & Weidenhamer) Wunderlin & B. F. Hansen

Novon 11: 366. 2001.

Endemic
Basionym: Carphephorus subtropicanus DeLaney N. Bissett & Weidenhamer, Bot. Explor. 1: 2, figs 1, 3. 1999
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 537.

Plants with slight or no odor of coumarin or vanilla. Basal leaves less than 15 × 4 cm; midstem leaves narrowly elliptic, margins entire, apices appressed to stems. Primary head-bearing branches diverging from main axes at 30–45°. Florets mostly 10–14.


Phenology: Flowering (Sep–)Oct–Nov.
Habitat: Burned pine savanna-flatwoods, dry prairies
Elevation: 0–50 m

Discussion

Variety subtropicanus, which occurs in the southern half of Florida, is mostly allopatric with var. odoratissimus. Intergrades occur where their ranges meet (S. L. Orzell and E. L. Bridges 2002).

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 +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
flat-topped +
Guy L. Nesom +
(DeLaney N. Bissett & Weidenhamer) Wunderlin & B. F. Hansen +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
decurrent +
not enlarged +
Carphephorus subtropicanus +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
linear;oblanceolate or spatulate +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
linear-clavate +
blue +, usually lavender +  and dark magenta or pinkish purple +
hispid-strigose +
scabrellous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0–50 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Burned pine savanna-flatwoods, dry prairies +
in usually determinate , rarely indeterminate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate;hemispheric +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and proximal +
reduced +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
2-carpellate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
persistent +
Flowering (Sep–)Oct–Nov. +
5 +  and 12 +
paleate +  and epaleate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
not branched +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Liatris odoratissima +  and Trilisa odoratissima +
Carphephorus odoratissimus var. subtropicanus +
Carphephorus odoratissimus +
variety +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +