Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Evolvulus bracei House

Verified by: Temperate sect.19 September 2011
Notes: Verified with Van Oostroom 'A monograph of the genus Evolvulus' Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijks. Univ. Utrecht. 14: 1-267. 1934. Section Alsinoideae subsect. Epedunculati. Stems prostrate, leaves small acute densely hairy. Indumentum of adpressed and long spreading hairs. Flowers single axillary, without peduncle but a short pedicel. Corolla rotate, white, hairy abaxially and not lobed. Stamens inserted at the base of the short corolla tube.
Wild voucher no:                               26 March 2009
Locality: Turks & Caicos, North Caicos, Wades Green Plantation, Along access road from Bellefield Landing Road to parking lot and up track to gate.
Field notes: Roadside & dirt road bed in tropical dry forest. With Croton lucidus, Guapira discolor, Aristida, grasses. Road - mowed, weeded & driven on. Varying aspect. Good drainage, over limestone bedrock. Brown silt-loam soil. MSB 587536.
Collector:Manco, B.N.402

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