Chaetopappa asteroides var. grandis

Shinners

Wrightia 1: 76. 1946.

Endemic
Synonyms: Chaetopappa modesta (de Candolle) A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 209. Mentioned on page 208.

Involucres 2.5–3 × 2.5–5 mm. Ray-florets 10–18. Disc-florets 15–25. Pappus-scales 0.5–1.4 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Open sites in brushland
Elevation: 0–10 m

Discussion

Variety grandis is known from the Rio Grande valley.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thick" is not a number.

not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
Shinners +
decurrent +
Chaetanthera asteroides +
linear;oblanceolate-obovate or spatulate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
oblanceolate +  and linear-oblanceolate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
lavender-pink +  and deep lavender-rose +
cuplike +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
cylindric +  and narrowly obovoid terete +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0–10 m +
orangish gland-dotted +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open sites in brushland +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
cylindro-turbinate +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
overlapping +
cauline +  and basal +
deltate +
elliptic +  and linear-lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.14 cm1.4 mm <br />0.0014 m <br />) +
persistent +
Flowering Mar–May. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
convex;flat +
white-hyaline +
0.01 cm0.1 mm <br />1.0e-4 m <br /> (0.14 cm1.4 mm <br />0.0014 m <br />) +
exalbuminous +
decumbent +  and erect +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Chaetopappa modesta +
Chaetopappa asteroides var. grandis +
Chaetopappa asteroides +
variety +
tubular-funnelform +
glandular +, eglandular +  and taprooted +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +