Sanvitalia procumbens

Lamarck

J. Hist. Nat. 2: 176, plate 33. 1792.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 71. Mentioned on page 70.

Stems procumbent to erect, 3–15 cm. Leaf-blades ovate to lance-linear, 10–60 × 4–31 mm. Phyllaries 13–21, unequal. Ray corollas 2–9 mm. Cypselae: rays 2.5–3.5 mm with awns 1–3 mm, clearly 3-faced, adaxial faces often 2–3-nerved; discs strongly dimorphic within single heads: outer 4-angled, wingless, inner ± flattened, 1–2-winged. 2n = 16, 32.


Phenology: Flowering summer–fall.
Habitat: Ruderal
Elevation: 10–1000 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Calif., Md., Tex., Mexico, Central America

Discussion

Sanvitalia procumbens has been seen only sporadically in the flora; it probably is not a resident.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

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not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +, corymbiform +  and cymiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John L. Strother +
Lamarck +
bristlelike +
3 +  and 4 +
coroniform +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
rounded +  and more or less cuneate +
compound +  and simple +
spatulate;linear +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
distally yellow +  and orange +
hairy +  and glabrous +
less terete or obscurely 3-4-angled +  and compressed or flattened +
fertile +  and bisexual +
1-2-winged +  and wingless +
fertile +  and bisexual +
flattened;4-angled +
Calif. +, Md. +, Tex. +, Mexico +  and Central America +
10–1000 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Ruderal +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
hemispheric;more or less rotate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (3.1 cm31 mm <br />0.031 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
deltate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering summer–fall. +
13 +  and 21 +
J. Hist. Nat. +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
3-faced +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
convex;conic +
exalbuminous +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
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 +
Sanvitalia procumbens +
Sanvitalia +
species +
cylindric +
shorter to longer than campanulate +
toothed +  and entire +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
perennial +  and annual +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +