Larrea hidalgensis

Comprehensive Description

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Larrea hidalgensis Britton, sp. nov
Dim'nutive, herbaceous, the stems only about 6 cm. long, or shorter, glabrous, sparuigly stipitate-glandular. Stipules ovate, acute; petioles, rachis and inflorescence glabrous, stipitate-glandular; pinnae 7-9; leaflets 5-7 pairs, oblong, obtuse, glabrous, 2.5-4 mm. long; peduncles shorter than the leaves or longer; raceme several-flowered; pedicels densely stipitate-glandular, 3-6 mm. long; calyx-lobes linear-oblong, glabrous, sparingly glandular, about 4 mm. long; petals obovate, short-clawed, sparingly stipitate-glandular below, 5-7 mm. long; legume linear, slightly falcate, 3 cm. long, 5 mm. wide, acute, glabrous, strongly reticulateveined, bearing numerous slender processes on the valves, the margin eglandular.
Ixmiquilipan, Hidalgo. Type collected July 1905, C. A. Purpus 1369.
bibliographic citation
Nathaniel Lord Britton and Joseph Nelson Rose. 1928. (ROSALES); MIMOSACEAE. North American flora. vol 23(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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