Tripterocalyx carneus

(Greene) L. A. Galloway

Brittonia 27: 336. 1976.

Illustrated
Basionym: Abronia carnea Greene Pittonia 3: 343. 1898
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 71. Mentioned on page 67, 70.

Stems often reddish, at least at nodes, short glandular-pubescent, viscid. Leaves: petiole 1–8.5 cm; blade oblong-lanceolate to ovate, 2.5–9.5 × 1–4.5 cm, margins entire, often undulate, often scabro-ciliate; surfaces glabrous or glandular-puberulent, adaxial surface usually glaucous. Inflorescences 10–25-flowered; bracts lanceolate to ovate, 7–19 × 2–6 mm, papery, margins glandular short ciliate, base attenuate, glabrous or glabrate. Perianth: tube pink to magenta, 12–30 mm, limb pale-pink to magenta, 8–13 mm diam., lobes showy, over 1.5 mm. Fruits oval in profile, 18–30 × 11–25 mm, walls indurate; lateral ribs 1–3, or absent, if extending into wings, only slightly raised; wings (2–) 3 (–4).


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Sandy soils, desert scrub
Elevation: 1100-1600 m

Distribution

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N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua)

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Tripterocalyx carneus"
Leo A. Galloway +
(Greene) L. A. Galloway +
glutinous +
glabrate +  and glabrous +
attenuate +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
Abronia carnea +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (9.5 cm95 mm <br />0.095 m <br />) +
oblong-lanceolate;ovate +
1cm;4.5cm +
persistent +
distinct +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +
lanceolate +  and ovate +
not accrescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (?) +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
N.Mex. +, Tex. +  and Mexico (Chihuahua) +
1100-1600 m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 80 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
18mm;30mm +
glabrous +  and puberulent +
spongy +  and indurate +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
Sandy soils, desert scrub +
unequal +
pale-pink +  and magenta +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
4-5-lobed +
ciliate +  and scabro-ciliate +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
undulate +
expanded +  and constricted +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (8.5 cm85 mm <br />0.085 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–fall. +
rounded-conic;flat to somewhat +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
Illustrated +
decumbent +  and semierect +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
rugose +  and smooth +
glandular-puberulent +  and glabrous +
Stout (?) +  and Slender (?) +
Tripterocalyx carneus +
Tripterocalyx +
species +
gland-tipped +
pink;magenta +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
indurate +
viscid-pubescent +  and nearly glabrous +
scarious +