Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2609

Juncus balticus Willd. subsp. mexicanus (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Snogerup

Location:Puebla, Mpio Tepeyahualco, Laguna de Alchichica.
Coordinates: 19°24'26" N, 97°23'54" W Alt: 2325m

Rush 30 cm tall growing from linear creeping stolons.
Salt lake marginal habitat, grazed by sheep and goats. Growing into the water from lake edge.

Identification Notes: Verified with Kirschner, J. (2002) Species plantarum : flora of the world. Part 8, Juncaceae. 3, Juncus subg. Agathryon. Section Juncotypus. Stems inconspicuously irregularly striate when dry. Stamens 6, anthers ca. 2x as long as filaments. Stem slightly twisted.

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2609      1 June 2013

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence bracts bracts flower flower

flower dissection flower dissection

androecium androecium

gynoecium gynoecium

basal stem basal stem leaf sheath leaf sheath leaf cross section leaf cross section
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