Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 469

Caryophyllaceae
Arenaria lanuginosa (Michx.) Rohrb. var. ensifolia Rohrb.

Location:San Luis Potosi, Xilitla, near La Trinidad.
Coordinates: 21°24'04" N, 99°04'06" W Alt: 1870m

Delicate herb. Flowers white with three styles.
Rocky, E-facing road verge.

Identification Notes: Verified with Emmanuel Pérez-Calix, Karina M. Grajales-Tam, 2013 'Flora del Bajio y de regiones Adyacentes, Caryophyllaceae' Vol. 180. Plant erect with leaves to 1cm long. Stem quadrangular. Pedicel sparsely pubecsent. Petals white entire longer than sepals. Style 3, capsules with 6 valves.

Nova, J.A. de #469      14 June 2013

morphological details

flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium stamens stamens

calyx calyx

calyx calyx

capsule capsule

capsule capsule seeds seeds stem stem
stem node stem node adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
habitat
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering branch
flower
flower