Lindheimera texana

A. Gray & Engelmann

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 1: 47. 1847.

Common names: Star daisy
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 76.

Leaf-blades 4–12 (–18+) × 1–3 (–5+) cm. Peduncles 1–3 (–6) cm. Phyllaries: outer ± lance-linear to linear, 8–12 mm, scabrellous and/or hispid; inner lanceovate to elliptic, 9–15 mm, scabrellous to glabrate. Ray laminae 10–14 × 4–9 mm. Disc corollas 3–4 mm. Cypselae 4.5–6 mm, ± scabrellous to glabrate (pappuslike processes 0.5–1 mm). 2n = 16.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jun.
Habitat: Sandstones, clays, alkaline soils
Elevation: 10–500 m

Distribution

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Okla., Tex., Mexico (Coahuila)

Discussion

Leaves, peduncles, and phyllaries of Lindheimera texana sometimes bear stipitate glands reminiscent of glands in some members of Madiinae.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

... more about "Lindheimera texana"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John L. Strother +
A. Gray & Engelmann +
bristlelike +
coroniform +
cuneate +
compound +  and simple +
ovate;oblanceolate;ovate;oblanceolate;lanceolate +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
Star daisy +
yellow +  and brownish +
scabrellous +
oblanceolate +  and obovate +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Okla. +, Tex. +  and Mexico (Coahuila) +
10–500 m +
scabrellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sandstones, clays, alkaline soils +
in loose , corymbiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
less turbinate;hemispheric +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
deltate +
dentate to pinnatifid or palmatifid +  and entire +
coarsely toothed +  and crenate or more or less entire +
less lance-linear +  and linear +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Jun. +
unequal +  and subequal +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;conic;flat;conic;convex +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Enceliinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Engelmanniinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Spilanthinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Verbesininae +  and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Zinniinae +
Lindheimera texana +
Lindheimera +
species +
cylindric +
shorter to longer than campanulate +
toothed +  and entire +
120 cm1,200 mm <br />1.2 m <br /> (300 cm3,000 mm <br />3 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (120 cm1,200 mm <br />1.2 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +