Phytolacca americana var. rigida

(Small) Caulkins & R. E. Wyatt

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 117: 366. 1990.

IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Phytolacca rigida Small Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 3: 422. 1905
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 8. Mentioned on page 5, 7.

Racemes erect, 6–9 (–13.5) cm. Pedicels shorter than 6 (–7) mm in fruit, shorter than berries.


Phenology: Flowering year-round south-ward, spring–fall northward.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, coastal sands, roadsides, 0-100 m

Distribution

Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex., Va.

Discussion

Lower Taxa

None.
lenticular +
Mark A. Nienaber +  and John W. Thieret +
(Small) Caulkins & R. E. Wyatt +
rounded;cordate +
Phytolacca rigida +
purple-black +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
lanceolate;ovate +
0cm;18cm +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, S.C. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
hypogynous +
1-12[-18]-carpellate +
Disturbed areas, coastal sands, roadsides, 0-100 m +
terminal +  and axillary +
undulate +
6-12-loculed +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (?) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
Flowering year-round south-ward, spring–fall northward. +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (13.5 cm135 mm <br />0.135 m <br />) +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
small1905a +
6 +  and 12 +
lenticular +
greenish white;pinkish or purplish +
persistent +
ovate;suborbiculate +
subequal +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.33 cm3.3 mm <br />0.0033 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
persisting +
distinct +
Phytolacca americana var. rigida +
Phytolacca americana +
variety +