Stevia viscida

Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al.

in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(fol.): 110, plate 351. 1818.

,

4(qto.): 140. 1820.

Common names: Viscid candyleaf
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 485. Mentioned on page 484.

Perennials, 40–100 cm. Leaves mostly alternate (usually crowded with axillary clusters of smaller leaves); petioles 0; blades (3–nerved) linear-oblong, linear-oblanceolate, or linear, mostly 2–5 cm, margins shallowly toothed distally or entire. Heads in open, subcorymbiform arrays. Peduncles mostly 5–30 mm, viscid-puberulent and stipitate-glandular. Involucres 6–8 mm, stipitate and sessile-glandular. Phyllaries stipitate and sessile-glandular, apices acute to acuminate. Corollas white or pink, purplish, or rose, lobes glandular and sparsely hispid-villous. Pappi ± equaling corollas. 2n = 22, 33, 44.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct(–Nov).
Habitat: Roadsides, pastures, other disturbed sites
Elevation: 1500–2000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Tex., Mexico, Central America

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Stevia viscida"
44 +, 33 +  and 22 +
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
subcorymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al. +
decurrent +
enlarged +
3-nerved +  and 1-nerved +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
linear;linear-oblanceolate;linear;linear-oblanceolate;linear-oblong +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
filiform +
Viscid candyleaf +
rose +, purplish +, pink +  and white +
scabrellous +
columnar +  and prismatic or fusiform +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, Tex. +, Mexico +  and Central America +
1500–2000 m +
glabrous +, glabrescent +, puberulent +  and hirtellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Roadsides, pastures, other disturbed sites +
in usually determinate , rarely indeterminate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
hispid-villous +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
subulate-aristate +  and setiform +
stipitate-glandular +  and viscid-puberulent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Oct(–Nov). +
subequal +  and unequal +
in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. +
1818 +  and 1820 +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
convex;flat +
0 +  and 5 +
muticous +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Stevia viscida +
species +
40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +
17 +, 12 +  and 11 +