Ibervillea tenuisecta

(A. Gray) Small

Fl. S.E. U.S., 1136. 1903.

Common names: Deer-apples
Basionym: Sicydium lindheimeri var. tenuisectum A. Gray Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 75. 1852
Synonyms: Ibervillea lindheimeri var. tenuisecta (A. Gray) M. C. Johnston
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 32. Mentioned on page 31.

Stems to 1 m, glaucous. Leaves: petiole 1–2 cm; blade deeply pedately 3-lobed, 2–6 cm wide, slightly succulent, lobes narrowly oblong to linear, 2–5 mm wide, surfaces glabrous. Inflorescences: staminate flowers 4–7 (–20) in racemes 0.5–1.5 cm. Petals 3–4 mm. Fruits bright red, globose, 1–1.5 cm. Seeds (2–) 5–9 (–12), 5–6 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Rocky hills, draws, arroyos, flats, creosote-blackbrush, Chihuahuan desert scrub, commonly with Acacia, Chilopsis, Fallugia, Flourensia, Larrea, Opuntia, Parthenium, and Prosopis, mesquite-oak woodlands
Elevation: (300–)900–1600 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua), Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Nuevo León), Mexico (San Luis Potosí), Mexico (Sonora), Mexico (Tamaulipas), Mexico (Zacatecas)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Ibervillea tenuisecta"
distinct +  and connate +
glandular-pubescent +
Infolded (?) +  and 2-lobed (?) +
Guy L. Nesom +
(A. Gray) Small +
Sicydium lindheimeri var. tenuisectum +
3-lobed +
2cm;6cm +
tubular +, saucer--shaped +, campanulate +  and rotate +
Deer-apples +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Chihuahua) +, Mexico (Coahuila) +, Mexico (Nuevo León) +, Mexico (San Luis Potosí) +, Mexico (Sonora) +, Mexico (Tamaulipas) +  and Mexico (Zacatecas) +
(300–)900–1600 m +
furrowed +  and echinate +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
bristly +, smooth +, hairy +  and glabrous +
tuberculate +  and muricate +
fleshy +  and hard +
globose +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Rocky hills, draws, arroyos, flats, creosote-blackbrush, Chihuahuan desert scrub, commonly with Acacia, Chilopsis, Fallugia, Flourensia, Larrea, Opuntia, Parthenium, and Prosopis, mesquite-oak woodlands +
perennial +
dioecious +  and monoecious +
umbellate;subumbellate +
solitary +, corymbose +, fasciculate +, racemose +  and paniculate +
petiolate +, estipulate +  and simple +
narrowly oblong;linear +
2mm +  and 5mm +
raised +  and prominent +
toothed +  and lobulate +
ellipsoid;fusiform +
induplicate-valvate +  and imbricate +
distinct +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
Fl. S.E. U.S., +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
red-arillate +
compressed +  and ovoid +
broadly deltate;triangular +
perennial +  and annual +
climbing +  and procumbent +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
columnar +
Ibervillea lindheimeri var. tenuisecta +
Ibervillea tenuisecta +
Ibervillea +
species +
distinct +
linear-oblong +
plant +  and climbing +