Karwinskia humboldtiana

(Schultes) Zuccarini

Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 1: 353. 1832.

Common names: Coyotillo
Illustrated
Basionym: Rhamnus humboldtiana Schultes Syst. Veg. 5: 295. 1819
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 61.
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Illustrator: Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey

Copyright: Flora of North America Association

Shrubs or small trees, 1.5–4 (–6) m, glabrous or glabrate. Leaves: petiole 2–10 mm; blade oblong to elliptic-oblong, or elliptic-ovate, (1.5–) 3–7 (–8) cm, base rounded or truncate to acute, margins entire or weakly crenate (teeth at vein tips), apex rounded or truncate to acute, surfaces glabrous or abaxial surface sparsely puberulent along veins. Inflorescences 1–3-flowered. Drupes black, globose, 9–13 mm.


Phenology: Flowering (Mar–)Apr–Oct.
Habitat: Limestone ridges and hillsides, roadsides, juniper woodlands, brushlands, mesquite woodlands, sandy clay, sandy loam, deep sand.
Elevation: 10–600(–700) m.

Discussion

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... more about "Karwinskia humboldtiana"
perigynous +  and epigynous +
Truncate (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Guy L. Nesom +
(Schultes) Zuccarini +
truncate +  and acute +
Rhamnus humboldtiana +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
gland-dotted +
3[-5]-veined +  and pinnate +
spinulose +, spinose +, serrate +  and entire +
denticulate +, dentate +, crenulate +, crenate +  and serrulate +
oblong;elliptic-oblong or elliptic-ovate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
Coyotillo +
umbel-like +
Tex. +  and Mexico +
globose +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
10–600(–700) m. +
Limestone ridges and hillsides, roadsides, juniper woodlands, brushlands, mesquite woodlands, sandy clay, sandy loam, deep sand. +
free +  and adnate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
deciduous +
gland-dotted +
crenate;entire +
intrastaminal +
not fleshy +
perigynous +  and epigynous +
adnate +  and distinct +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering (Mar–)Apr–Oct. +
2-4-carpellate +
Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. +
distinct +
keeled;triangular +
Illustrated +
indehiscent +
Karwinskia humboldtiana +
Karwinskia +
species +
deciduous +  and evergreen +
tree +  and shrub +
glabrate +  and glabrous +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and synoecious +