Lagascea decipiens var. decipiens

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 137.

Leaves 25–50 (–75) × 15–30 (–50+) mm. Peduncles (i.e., stalks supporting glomerules of heads) 5–55 mm. Glomerules hemispheric to subspheric, 10–17 × 20–35 mm. Phyllaries 8–10 mm, connate 1/2–2/3 lengths, resinous glands to 3 mm. Disc corollas 10 mm. Cypselae 2–3 mm; pappi 0.1–1 mm. 2n = 34.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall [year round in Mexico].
Habitat: Dry canyonlands, granitic slopes, deciduous forests, thorn forests, oak grasslands
Elevation: 900–1300 m

Discussion

Pima and Santa Cruz counties represent the northernmost extension of the range of var. decipiens, which extends into Chihuahua and Sonora to northern Sinaloa, whence it is disjunct to Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, and Oaxaca.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
pale +  and dark +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Elizabeth M. Harris +
Hemsley +
cuneate +
lanceovate;ovate +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
hairy +  and glabrous +
narrowly cylindric +  and obovoid or clavate +
fertile +  and bisexual +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +  and Mexico +
900–1300 m +
stipitate-glandular +, usually sericeous +  and strigose or glabrate +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
in more or less corymbiform arrays +  and singly +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
hemispheric +  and subspheric +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
Dry canyonlands, granitic slopes, deciduous forests, thorn forests, oak grasslands +
1(-2)[-8]-flowered +
in corymbiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
25mm;50mm +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
lance-linear +  and lanceovate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
coroniform +
0.01 cm0.1 mm <br />1.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–fall [year round in Mexico]. +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Diagn. Pl. Nov. Mexic., +
styliferous +  and neuter +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Lagasceinae +
Lagascea decipiens var. decipiens +
Lagascea decipiens +
variety +
cylindric +  and campanulate +
toothed +  and entire +
perennial +  and annual +