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Spreading Sweetjuice

Glinus radiatus (Ruiz & Pavon) Rohrb.

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Glinus radiatus is considered native to tropical and subtropical areas in the New World, although it is doubtfully native in North America. While it is unclear whether the species is native in Louisiana, where it is most common, it is undoubtedly introduced in Arizona (M. A. Lane and D. J. Keil 1976) and California (M. H. Grayum and D. L. Koutnik 1982). In Louisiana, Glinus radiatus occurs in the same habitat as G. lotoides, and the two species grow together in some populations. Some evidence of intermediates in those populations indicates hybrids may form between the two species, but this needs further investigation. Glinus radiatus and G. lotoides are most easily distinguished by seed characteristics (J. W. Thieret 1966b).
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Description

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Stems 0.8-5 dm. Leaves whorled; petiole 1-7 mm; blade obovate or elliptic to broadly spatulate, 5-25 × 2-17 mm, base cuneate, apex broadly rounded to acute. Flowers in clusters of 3-11; sepals lanceolate or oblong, 4.1-6.8 × 1.1-2.1 mm, stellate-pubescent abaxially, glabrous adaxially, apex long-acuminate to attenuate; stamens 3-5. Capsules ellipsoid, 3-3.5 mm. Seeds 10-25 per locule, red-brown to golden brown, 0.4-0.5 × 0.2-0.3 mm, smooth, highly glossy. 2n = 18.
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Distribution

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Ariz., Ark., Calif., La., Okla., Tex.; Mexico; West Indies; South America.
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Flowering/Fruiting

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Flowering late summer-fall.
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Habitat

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Moist sandy soils, river bottoms, fields, edges of intermittent pools; 0-500m.
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Synonym

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Mollugo radiata Ruiz & Pavón, Fl. Peruv. 1: 48. 1798; Glinus cambessedesii Fenzl; Mollugo cambessidesii (Fenzl) J. M. Coulter
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Comprehensive Description

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Glinus radiatus (R. & P.) Rohrb. in Mart. Fl. Bras. 14'-: 238
1872.
Mollugo radiala R. & P. PI. Per. 1: 48. 1798.
o glinoides Camb. in St.-Hil. Fl. Bras. Merid. 2: 171. 1S30. Glinus Cambessedesii Fenzl, Ann. Wiener Mus. 1: 358. 1836. Glinus Cambessedesii nudiuiculta Fenzl, Ann. Wiener Mus. 1: 359. 1836, Mollugo spathulata Poepp. ; Fenzl, Ann. Wiener Mus. 1: 359, as synonym. 1836. Glinus Cambessedesii spalhulatus Poepp.; Griseb. Cat. PI. Cub. 22. 1866. Glinus radiatus nudiusculu) Fenzl; Rohrb. in Mart. 1*1. Bras. 14": 239. 1872. Mollugo Cambessedesii Coult. Contr. IT. S. Xat . Herb. 2: 138r. 1891.
An annual herb, with stellate tomentose foliage; stems 1-3 dm. long; leaf-blades obovate, rounded-spatulate or elliptic, 0.5-2 cm. long, 0.2-1.5 cm. broad, occasionally larger, acute or rounded at the apex; petioles slender, 1-6 mm. long; Sowers in clusters of 3—8; calyx-lobes oblong or lanceolate, 2.6-2.8 mm. long, stellate-tomentose; stamens 3 5, shorter than the :. laments filiform, about 1 mm. long; anthers 0.5 mm. long; capsule ellipsoid, 3 '3.5 mm. long; seeds numerous, brown, 0.4 mm. long, smooth and shining.
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Percy Wilson, Per Axel Rydberg. 1932. CHENOPODIALES. North American flora. vol 21(4). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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Glinus radiatus

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Glinus radiatus is a species of flowering plant in the family Molluginaceae, known by the common name spreading sweetjuice.[1]

It is native to the Pantanal ecoregion of Brazil.

References

  1. ^ a b USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Glinus radiatus". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
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Glinus radiatus: Brief Summary

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Glinus radiatus is a species of flowering plant in the family Molluginaceae, known by the common name spreading sweetjuice.

It is native to the Pantanal ecoregion of Brazil.

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