Kalistroemia glabrata

Comprehensive Description

provided by North American Flora
Kalistroemia glabrata Rydberg, sp. nov
Annual ; stem branched at the base, decumbent, 2-3 dm. long, finely pilose; stipules subulate, 2-3 mm. long; leaves 1-3 cm. long; petioles 3-5 mm. long; leaflets 2-3 pairs, obliquely oval or suborbicular, 3-12 mm. long, slightly ciliate on the margins, otherwise glabrous or nearly so at least in age, thin ; peduncles 5-15 mm. long, in fruit somewhat curved ; sepals subulate, 2-3 mm. long, hirsute ; petals obovate, about 3 mm. long, apparently white ; fruit strigose ; beak 2 mm. long, columnar, not thickened at the base; carpels 3 mm. long, cross-ridged on the back and with obtuse tubercles.
Tvpe collected at Acapulco and vicinity, October, 1894, to March, 1895, Palmer 131 (U. S. Nat. Herb.).
Distribution : Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
visit source
partner site
North American Flora