Amauriopsis

Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al.

in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 34: 37. 1914.

Etymology: Generic name Amauria, and Greek - opsis, resembling
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 392. Mentioned on page 364, 366, 383, 393.

Biennials (sometimes flowering in first-year, sometimes persisting), 10–80+ cm. Stems erect, usually branched distally, sometimes from bases. Leaves usually basal and cauline; alternate; petiolate; blades deltate to ovate or oblong (in broad outline), usually 1–2-ternately lobed (lobes mostly oblong to obovate), ultimate margins entire or toothed, faces ± scabrellous to hirtellous, usually glanddotted. Heads radiate, in loose, corymbiform arrays. Involucres ± hemispheric or broader, 10–18+ mm diam. Phyllaries persistent, 12–21+ in ± 2 series (reflexed in fruit, distinct, ± oblanceolate or lanceolate to lance-attenuate, subequal, thin-herbaceous, margins membranous, sometimes purplish, apices usually attenuate to ± caudate). Receptacles convex, pitted, epaleate. Ray-florets 10–21+, pistillate, fertile; corollas yellow. Disc-florets 30–80+, bisexual, fertile; corollas yellow, tubes longer than funnelform throats, lobes 5, ± lanceolate (usually longer than throats). Cypselae obpyramidal, 4-angled, usually glabrous, sometimes hirtellous; pappi 0. x = 12.

Distribution

w United States, n Mexico

Discussion

Species 1.

Resurrection of Amauriopsis, which was included in Bahia Lagasca by W. L. Ellison (1964), is predicated largely on the work of B. G. Baldwin et al. (2002).

"broader" is not a number.

... more about "Amauriopsis"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John L. Strother +
Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al. +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
lobed;deltate;ovate or oblong +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
connate +  and distinct +
stipitate-glandular +  and hairy +
hirtellous +  and glabrous +
4-angled +  and obpyramidal +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
w United States +  and n Mexico +
Generic name Amauria, and Greek - opsis, resembling +
hirtellous +
scabrellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
campanulate +  and cylindric +
singly +  and radiant +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
hemispheric +
cauline +  and basal +
lanceolate +
dentate to pinnatifid or palmatifid +  and entire +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
aristate +
12 +  and 21 +
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
ellison1964a +
distinct +
4 +  and 20 +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Bahiinae +  and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Palafoxiinae +
Amauriopsis +
Asteraceae (tribe Heliantheae) subtribe Chaenactidinae +
campanulate +  and cylindric +
80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br /> (300 cm3,000 mm <br />3 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
toothed +  and entire +
80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br /> (300 cm3,000 mm <br />3 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +