Mexico 2013 Flora de Durango y Jalisco

Voucher:SG 505

Stellaria ovata Willd. ex Schltdl.

Location:Durango, Espinazo del Diablo.
Coordinates: 23°39'33" N, 105°44'20" W Alt: 2502m

Delicate herb. Flowers white. Calyx green with transparent margins. Stigma 3-lobed.
Open Pinus and Quercus forest. Growing at stream edge on rocks in full sun.

Identification Notes: Verified with Emmanuel Pérez-Calix, Karina M. Grajales-Tam, 2013 'Flora del Bajio y de regiones Adyacentes, Caryophyllaceae' Vol. 180. Leaves ovate with cuneate base. Flowers solitary. Petals deeply bifid as long as calyx. Style 3, capsule teeth 3. Seeds with wide and long papillae.

González, S. #505      21 June 2013

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pedicels pedicels

flower flower

gynoecium, androecium gynoecium, androecium

gynoecium gynoecium capsule capsule capsule capsule
seeds seeds seeds seeds seed seed
stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

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