Bacopa innominata

(M. Gómez) Alain

Revista Soc. Cub. Bot. 13: 61. 1957.

Common names: Tropical water-hyssop
WeedyEndemic
Basionym: Conobea innominata M. Gómez Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 23: 278. 1895
Synonyms: Bacopa cyclophylla Fernald B. stragula Fernald Herpestis rotundifolia C. F. Gaertner 1807
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 263. Mentioned on page 260.

Perennials. Stems prostrate, 8–14 cm, hairy. Leaves hairy; blade base ± truncate, margins entire, apex rounded. Pedicels 6–10 mm. Flowers: sepals 5, ovate to oblong, calyx bilaterally symmetric; corolla white with white throat, 2–5 mm; stamens 2–4, equal.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Marshy areas, alluvial deposits along streams, wet ditches, muddy shores and banks.
Elevation: 0–200 m.

Distribution

Fla., Ga., Md., N.C., S.C., Va.

Discussion

Bacopa innominata differs from B. rotundifolia in having corollas entirely white; B. rotundifolia has corollas with yellow throats.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"outer wider" is not a number.

... more about "Bacopa innominata"
Adjoa Richardson Ahedor +
(M. Gómez) Alain +
alternate +, opposite +, whorled +, helical +  and subopposite +
Conobea innominata +
Not leathery (?) +, Not (?) +  and Fleshy (?) +
campanulate +
Tropical water-hyssop +
bilabiate +, regular +  and symmetric +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Fla. +, Ga. +, Md. +, N.C. +, S.C. +  and Va. +
drupe-like +
0–200 m. +
curved +  and straight +
1 +  and 4 +
loculicidal +, septicidal-loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Marshy areas, alluvial deposits along streams, wet ditches, muddy shores and banks. +
persistent +  and deciduous +
5 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
serrate +, crenate +  and entire +
axile +  and parietal +
basal +, apical +  and superior +
tenuinucellate +, unitegmic +  and hemitropous +
campylotropous +, hemianatropous +  and anatropous +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
5 +  and 4 +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
Revista Soc. Cub. Bot. +
minute +
ellipsoid +  and cylindric +
distinct +
ovate +  and oblong +
Weedy +  and Endemic +
2 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
climbing +  and scrambling +
erect;prostrate +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
flattened +
Bacopa cyclophylla +, B. stragula +  and Herpestis rotundifolia +
Bacopa innominata +
species +
gibbous +  and not spurred +
perennial +  and annual +
submerged +  and emergent +