Egletes viscosa

(Linnaeus) Lessing

Syn. Gen. Compos., 252. 1832.

Common names: Tropical daisy
Illustrated
Basionym: Cotula viscosa Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 2: 892. 1753
Synonyms: Egletes viscosa var. dissecta Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 35.

Plants aromatic, densely viscid with stipitate-glandular trichomes, mixed with much longer, translucent, nonglandular hairs 1–3 mm. Stems erect to decumbent. Leaf-blades sublyrate to pinnatifid, 20–70 (–120) mm. Ray laminae elliptic-obovate, 0.5–0.8 (–1.6) mm wide. Disc corollas 1.2–1.5 mm. Cypselae 1.2–1.7 mm, short-stipitate-glandular; pappi uneven rings. 2n = 54.


Phenology: Flowering Jan–Mar.
Habitat: Palm groves, often in seasonally submerged areas with mud or clay, fields, roadside ditches
Elevation: 0–10 m

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico, West Indies, n South America

Discussion

In the flora area, Egletes viscosa is known only from Cameron County, southernmost Texas. It grows in Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and coastal localities in other Mexican states.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Egletes viscosa"
tomentose +, villous +, stipitate-glandular +  and glabrous +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
(Linnaeus) Lessing +
decurrent +
Cotula viscosa +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
sublyrate +  and pinnatifid +
compound +  and simple +
obovate;spatulate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
Tropical daisy +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +, white +  and bluish white +
short-stipitate-glandular +
compressed +, oblong +  and narrowly obovoid +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Tex. +, Mexico +, West Indies +  and n South America +
0–10 m +
stipitate-glandular +, tomentose +, villous +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Palm groves, often in seasonally submerged areas with mud or clay, fields, roadside ditches +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
cupulate;hemispheric +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and basal +
deltate +
dentate to pinnatifid +  and entire +
pinnatifid +
Not (?) +  and Scarious (?) +
2-carpellate +
coroniform +
Flowering Jan–Mar. +
lanceolate-triangular +
Syn. Gen. Compos., +
elliptic-obovate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
erect +  and decumbent +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Egletes viscosa var. dissecta +
Egletes viscosa +
species +
stipitate-glandular +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +