Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 430

Convolvulaceae
Operculina pinnatifida (Kunth) O'Donell

Location:San Luis Potosi. Plazuela, on Route 69 from San Ciro de Acosta to Rio Verde.
Coordinates: 21°48'00" N, 99°55'48" W Alt: 983m

Trailing herb spreading to 3 m. Corolla white. Anthers white becoming spiralled. Fruits dry with translucent capsule.
Road verge with Acacia farnesiana, Rhamnaceae and Poaceae.

Identification Notes: Verified with Andrew McDonald, 1993 'Flora de Veracruz Convolvulaceae' Vol. 73. Medial lines on corolla pilose, fruit has circumscissile dehiscence.

Nova, J.A. de #430      12 June 2013

morphological details

calyx calyx corolla corolla stamens stamens
anther anther capsule capsule parasited seed parasited seed
stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

fruits capsule

capsule

capsule
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habitat
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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flowering branch
flower
imature fruits