Cienfuegosia yucatanensis

Millspaugh

Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 74. 1900.

Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 246.

Plants without woody rootstock. Stems erect, glabrous. Leaves: stipules subulate, 1–2 mm; petiole 1 / 4 – 1 / 2 length of blade, glabrous; blade narrowly oblong-lanceolate, usually 2–4 cm, 4–10 times as long as wide (juvenile leaves sometimes wider), margins entire, apex acute, surfaces glabrous. Pedicels 1–5 cm, surmounted by 3 involucellar nectaries or nectaries absent; involucellar bractlets 6–9, subulate, 0.5–2 mm. Flowers: calyx 8–12 mm, punctate, glabrous; corolla rotate, 1–2 cm; staminal column pallid, apically 5-dentate; style pallid; stigmas 3, pallid. Capsules ovoid, 3-locular, 6–8 mm, glabrous externally, prominently ciliate internally. Seeds 2–3 mm, densely hairy, hairs brownish. 2n = 20.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Open, arid sites
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

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Fla., Mexico (Yucatán), West Indies (Bahamas), West Indies (Cuba)

Discussion

In the flora area, Cienfuegosia yucatanensis is known from Monroe County in the Florida Keys; it has sometimes been misidentified as C. heterophylla (Ventenat) Garcke.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
Millspaugh +
oblong-lanceolate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
dark +  and yellow +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Fla. +, Mexico (Yucatán) +, West Indies (Bahamas) +  and West Indies (Cuba) +
0–100 m +
sparse;copious +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
hairy +  and glabrous +
ovoid +  and not inflated +
Open, arid sites +
axillary +  and terminal +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
wedge--shaped +
3-5-carpellate +
(1-)2-many +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
adnate +  and distinct +
1/4 length of blade;1/2 length of blade +
Flowering spring–summer. +
Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. +
reniform +
2mm +  and 3mm +
persistent +
Illustrated +
sessile +  and subsessile +
not viscid +
clavate +  and 3-5-lobed +
1-2 times number of carpels +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
unbranched +  and branched +
Mallow +
Cienfuegosia yucatanensis +
Cienfuegosia +
species +
monoecious +, dioecious +  and hermaphroditic +