Habranthus robustus

Herbert ex Sweet

Brit. Fl. Gard., ser. 2, 1: plate 14. 1831.

Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 282.

Leaf-blade dull green, to 18 mm wide. Inflorescence 1-flowered; spathe 3.8–4.1 cm. Flower: perianth 6.8–8 cm, tube light green, ca. 0.3 cm, distinct portions of tepals somewhat spreading, reflexed, pink; filaments 1.3–3.7 cm; anthers 6–13 mm; style 4.5–5.5 cm; stigma exserted ca. 1 cm beyond anthers; pedicel 4–6.5 cm, usually exceeding spathe. 2n = 12.


Phenology: Flowering summer–fall (Jun–Nov).
Habitat: Sandy loam, lawns
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

Introduced; Fla., South America

Discussion

Habranthus robustus persists and is locally adventive in Florida.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number.

... more about "Habranthus robustus"
dorsifixed +
linear-oblong +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
Raymond O. Flagg +, Gerald L. Smith +  and Walter S. Flory† +
Herbert ex Sweet +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
overlapping +
dilated +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
brown +  and black +
Fla. +  and South America +
0–100 m +
recurving +  and declinate +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (3.7 cm37 mm <br />0.037 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
thin-walled +  and capsular +
indehiscent +, septicidal +  and loculicidal +
oblate +  and subglobose +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Sandy loam, lawns +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
deciduous +
many;several +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
6.8 cm68 mm <br />0.068 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
Flowering summer–fall (Jun–Nov). +
reflexed +  and spreading +
Brit. Fl. Gard., ser. +
wind-distributed +
d--shaped +
3.8 cm38 mm <br />0.038 m <br /> (4.1 cm41 mm <br />0.041 m <br />) +
Introduced +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
3 (?) +, 4 (?) +  and 6 (?) +
1 +  and several +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
filiform +
4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
Habranthus robustus +
Habranthus +
species +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
light green +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (?) +
narrower +
3 +  and 2 +