Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2650

Boraginaceae
Phacelia platycarpa (Cav.) Spreng.

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Calcahualco, Barranco de San Miguel, Tlacotiopa.
Coordinates: 19°06'28" N, 97°12'07" W Alt: 2642m

Rosette herb, unarmed, flowering stems prostrate. Corolla white with reticulate veins, greenish towards the throat, purple tinged outside. Anthers grey-blue, filaments purple-tinged.
Stream gorge with Pinus and Quercus forest. NE facing side of the gorge. Open area with Viburnum, Sambucus, Solanum, Ferns and Alchemilla. Growing on grazed turf with Poaceae, Plantago and Alchemilla.

Identification Notes: Verified with Dorothy L. Nash 1979 'Flora de Veracruz' vol. 5. Style 1, stigma bifid,

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2650      4 June 2013

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inflorescence inflorescence flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium
ovary ovary stamens stamens gynoecium gynoecium
capsule capsule capsule capsule seeds seeds
stem base stem base adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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