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Kalistroemia canescens

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Kalistroemia canescens Rydberg, sp. nov Annual ; stem decumbent, branched at the base, 3-5 dm. long, short-canescent and with a few longer hairs; leaves 1-3 cm. long; petioles 3-5 mm. long; leaflets usually 3 pairs, broadly oval or suborbicular, 5-15 mm. long, rather densely hirsute beneath ; peduncles 1-1.5 cm. long, spreading or reflexed in fruit; sepals lanceolate, about 3 mm. long, hirsute ; petals obovate, 5 mm. long, orange ; fruit strigose ; beak conic at the base, 3 mm. long ; carpels 3-4 mm. long, cross-ridged on the back.
Type collected at Rosario, Sinaloa, July 7, 1897,/. IV. Rose 1547 (U. S. Nat. Herb.). Distribution : Sinaloa and Jalisco.
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John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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