Barkleyanthus salicifolius

(Kunth) H. Robinson & Brettell

Phytologia 27: 407. 1974.

Illustrated
Basionym: Cineraria salicifolia Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(fol.): 148. 1818; 4(qto.): 188. 1820
Synonyms: Senecio salignus de Candolle
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 614. Mentioned on page 613.

Stems abundantly branched, arching distally. Leaves tapering to weakly defined petioles; blades 3–10 (–15) × 0.5–1.5 cm. Heads (3–) 8–16 in each array, arrays usually clustered. Phyllaries 4–6 (–8) mm, tips green, obtuse. Ray corollas 8–12+ mm. Disc corollas (5–) 7–8+ mm. Cypselae (1.5–) 2–3 mm; pappi 5–6+ mm. 2n = 60.


Phenology: Flowering year-round, mostly spring.
Habitat: Open, rocky, disturbed sites
Elevation: 700–1500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico, Central America

Discussion

Barkleyanthus salicifolius is abundant and semiweedy through much of Mexico and northern Central America; it barely enters the flora area. The flowering heads are attractive and the species is sometimes cultivated.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
papillate +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lance-linear +
paniculiform +  and cymiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Theodore M. Barkley† +
(Kunth) H. Robinson & Brettell +
decurrent +
Cineraria salicifolia +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
lanceolate;lance-linear +
0.5cm;1.5cm +
winged;nerved;ribbed +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
strigillose +  and hirtellous +
less prismatic +  and obpyramidal +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico +  and Central America +
700–1500 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open, rocky, disturbed sites +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
campanulate;weakly turbinate +
tapering +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
dentate to pinnatifid +  and entire +
obscurely dentate +  and subentire or entire +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Flowering year-round, mostly spring. +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
oblong +  and obovate +
unequal +  and subequal +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Senecio salignus +
Barkleyanthus salicifolius +
Barkleyanthus +
species +
obtuse +
perennial +  and annual +