Condalia viridis

I. M. Johnston

J. Arnold Arbor. 20: 234. 1939.

Common names: Green snakewood
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 64. Mentioned on page 62.

Shrubs, 0.7–4 m; primary branches not thorn-tipped, secondary branches thorn-tipped, with short-shoots, sparsely hispidulous to nearly glabrous; internodes 1–2 (–4) mm. Leaves: petiole 3–10 mm; blade pale green, obovate to elliptic-obovate or elliptic-oblong, 5–8 (–18) × 2.5–4 (–10) mm, coriaceous, margins entire, not revolute, apex acute to rounded, truncate, or emarginate, surfaces glabrous or sparsely and minutely hispidulous; venation closely reticulate, inconspicuous abaxially. Inflorescences on short-shoots, 1–3-flowered. Pedicels 0.4–1 mm. Flowers: petals 0. Drupes globose to depressed-globose, 5–6 mm; stones 1 (–2) -seeded.


Phenology: Flowering May–Aug.
Habitat: Limestone hills, arroyos, flats, floodplain thickets, mesquite scrub, juniper and oak woodlands.
Elevation: 300–800 m.

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Nuevo León), Mexico (San Luis Potosí)

Discussion

In the flora area, Condalia viridis occurs from central to trans-Pecos Texas.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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perigynous +  and epigynous +
emarginate +  and truncate +
Acute (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Guy L. Nesom +
I. M. Johnston +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
3[-5]-veined +  and pinnate +
spinulose +, spinose +, serrate +  and entire +
denticulate +, dentate +, crenulate +, crenate +  and serrulate +
obovate;elliptic-obovate or elliptic-oblong +
2.5mm;4mm +
Green snakewood +
Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila) +, Mexico (Nuevo León) +  and Mexico (San Luis Potosí) +
globose +  and depressed-globose +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
300–800 m. +
Limestone hills, arroyos, flats, floodplain thickets, mesquite scrub, juniper and oak woodlands. +
free +  and adnate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
deciduous +
inconspicuous +
intrastaminal +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
perigynous +  and epigynous +
adnate +  and distinct +
4 +  and 5 +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Aug. +
2-4-carpellate +
J. Arnold Arbor. +
sparsely hispidulous +  and nearly glabrous +
yellowish +  and greenish +
distinct +
keeled;deltate +
1(-2)-seeded +
indehiscent +
hispidulous +, sparsely +  and glabrous +
Condalia viridis +
Condalia +
species +
unarmed +  and armed +
deciduous +  and evergreen +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and synoecious +