Chloracantha spinosa

(Bentham) G. L. Nesom

Phytologia 70: 378. 1991.

Common names: Mexican devilweed spiny aster
Illustrated
Basionyms: Aster spinosus Bentham Pl. Hartweg., 20. 1839
Synonyms: Leucosyris spinosa (Bentham) Greene
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 358.

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., La., N.Mex., Nev., Okla., Tex., Utah, w Mexico, Central America

Discussion

Varieties 4 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

... more about "Chloracantha spinosa"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
corymbo-paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Scott D. Sundberg† +  and Guy L. Nesom +
(Bentham) G. L. Nesom +
decurrent +
Aster spinosus +
oblanceolate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
attenuate +
Mexican devilweed +  and spiny aster +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +  and white +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
compressed +  and fusiform-cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, La. +, N.Mex. +, Nev. +, Okla. +, Tex. +, Utah +, w Mexico +  and Central America +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br /> (0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br />) +
broadly turbinate;hemispheric +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
erect;spreading +
deltate +
rarely +  and entire +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
parallel-nerved +
oblongelliptic +  and lanceolate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
acute +  and deltate +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Leucosyris spinosa +
Chloracantha spinosa +
Chloracantha +
species +
2 times longer than +
150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br /> (250 cm2,500 mm <br />2.5 m <br />) +
glabrate +, glabrous +  and glaucous +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +
glabrate +, glabrous +  and glaucous +