Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2634

Sambucus nigra L. subsp. canadensis (L.) Bolli

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Tequila.
Coordinates: 18°43'22" N, 97°03'50" W Alt: 1835m

Erect shrub 3 m tall. Petioles pink tinged. Flowers white. Anthers pale yellow.
Roadside, ruderal, disturbed habitat at forest edge. Orange clay soil with Sambucus, Hypericum and Thalictrum.

Identification Notes: Verified with Bolli, R. 1994 'Revision of the genus Sambucus' Dissert. Bot. 223. Stem dark with lenticels. Inflorescence corymbose. Corolla rotate, style glabrous. Part of a difficult complex treated as a wide ranging species (S. nigra) by Bolli but sometimes distinguished as a separate species S. mexicana.

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2634      3 June 2013

morphological details

flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium ovary ovary

ovary ovary

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flower section flower section

androecium androecium lenticels lenticels petiole petiole
leaf rachis leaf rachis abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

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