Cyphomeris crassifolia

(Standley) Standley

Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 13: 428. 1911.

Illustrated
Basionym: Senkenbergia crassifolia Standley Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 373. 1909
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 32. Mentioned on page 31.

Herbs, finely pubescent with pale, curved hairs (rarely capitate-glandular). Stems ascending to trailing, 5–20 dm. Leaf-blades rhombic to ovate or broadly oblong, proximal blades 10–50 × 8–40 mm, proportionately about as wide as distal blades, margins usually sinuate, often undulate, pubescent. Perianths pale-pink to deep pink or red-violet [greenish white], 6–8 mm. Fruits notably gibbous, 6–8 [–11] mm, usually prominently warty at least on gibbous side.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–fall.
Habitat: Fine or rocky soils, flats, washes, slopes, roadsides, desert to semiarid or subtropical scrub
Elevation: 0-100[-2000] m

Distribution

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Tex., ne Mexico (Coahuila), ne Mexico (Nuevo León), ne Mexico (Tamaulipas)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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"thin" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

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Matthew Mahrt +  and Richard W. Spellenberg +
(Standley) Standley +
glutinous +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
Senkenbergia crassifolia +
undulate;plane;linear;ovate or more or less round +
thick;thin +
deciduous +
distinct +
lanceolate +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
Tex. +, ne Mexico (Coahuila) +, ne Mexico (Nuevo León) +  and ne Mexico (Tamaulipas) +
0-100[-2000] m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 80 +
chasmogamous +, cleistogamous +  and bisexual +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
gibbous +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
coriaceous +
Fine or rocky soils, flats, washes, slopes, roadsides, desert to semiarid or subtropical scrub +
subsessile +  and long petiolate +
unequal +
5-lobed +
undulate +  and sinuate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–fall. +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
gibbous +
Illustrated +
ascending +  and trailing +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
Cyphomeris crassifolia +
Cyphomeris +
species +
gland-tipped +