Chamaebatia australis

(Brandegee) Abrams

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34: 263. 1907.

Common names: Southern mountain misery
Basionym: Chamaebatia foliolosa var. australis Brandegee Bot. Gaz. 27: 447. 1899
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 344. Mentioned on page 343.

Plants 6–20 dm, separate, possibly colonial. Stems: internodes 2–10 (–22) mm; bark gray. Leaves 2 (–3) -pinnately compound; petiole 2–5 mm; blade lance-elliptic, (30–) 35–55 × 10–25 mm, surfaces hirtellous, stipitate-glandular; rachises straight to decurved; pinnae 13–17 per side, oblong, 2–13 × 1.3–4 mm, each divided into 3–9 pairs of segments, ultimate segments obliquely obovoid, 0.8–1.5 × 0.4–1 mm, terminal largest, each with terminal sessile or embedded gland, rachis (rachilla) with additional segments. Inflorescences (1–) 2–5-flowered, racemose corymbs, 40–65 mm; peduncles 3–15 mm. Flowers: hypanthium 3–4 mm diam.; hypanthia and sepals hirtellous, stipitate-glands to 1 mm; sepals oblong, 3.5–4.5 mm; petals 5.5–6.5 (–7.5) mm, apex cleft or not; stamens 35–40; styles 3.5–4 mm. Achenes 3–4 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Dry slopes in chaparral, coarse granitic sands
Elevation: (200–)300–1000(–1200) m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Chamaebatia australis occurs in San Diego County and adjacent northern Baja California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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James Henrickson +
(Brandegee) Abrams +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
short-clawed +
Chamaebatia foliolosa var. australis +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (9.4 cm94 mm <br />0.094 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
obovate +  and obtrullate or lance-elliptic +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
10mm +  and 25mm +
free +  and distinct +
Southern mountain misery +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
not +  and aggregated +
(200–)300–1000(–1200) m +
stipitate-glandular +  and hairy +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br />) +
Dry slopes in chaparral, coarse granitic sands +
aromatic +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
persistent +
stipitate-glandular +
erose-undulate +
inferior +  and superior +
clustered +, biseriate +  and superposed +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br />) +
free +  and distinct +
0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering Apr–Jun. +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and reflexed +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
free +  and distinct +
3 +  and 20 +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
adnate +  and free +
persistent +
distinct +
basal +, lateral +, subterminal +  and terminal +
elongate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
stipitate-glandular +  and hirtellous +
Chamaebatia australis +
Chamaebatia +
species +
inconspicuous +
hemispheric +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
plant +  and colonial +