Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 414

Solanaceae
Physalis glutinosa Schltdl. var. glutinosa

Location:San Luis Potosi, Cerro de San Miguelito, above Privadas de Pedregal. Canada de Lobos.
Coordinates: 22°05'50" N, 101°00'32" W Alt: 2230m

Herb 50 cm tall. Stems viscid. Flowers pendent. Corolla dull yellow outside, purple-brown inside. Nectary disk bright orange. Calyx purple brown.
Disturbed sandy area grazed by horses and donkeys. Geology: igneous rock. Growing in a corral for livestock, at base of wall with Opuntia robusta.

Identification Notes: Verified with Waterfall, U T 1967 'Physalis in Mexico, Central America and the West Indies' Rhodora 69. Corolla limb expanded.

Nova, J.A. de #414      11 June 2013

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