Malachra alceifolia Jacq.
  • Collectanea


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General Information

Malachra alceifolia Jacq., Collectanea 2: 350. 1789.

Plantas 0.5–2 m de alto; tallos generalmente híspidos. Hojas orbiculares u ovadas, 5-anguladas o lobadas, truncadas en la base, esparcidamente híspidas o glabras. Inflorescencias axilares, brácteas 2–3, cordadas con divisiones lineares en la base, acuminadas, con frecuencia híspidas; cáliz 6–8 mm de largo, híspido; pétalos 1–1.5 cm de largo, amarillos; columna estaminal subigual a la corola. Carpidios ca 3 mm de largo, reticulados.

Común, en lugares perturbados, zonas norcentral y pacífica; 0–500 m; fl y fr durante todo el año; Moreno 4839, Sandino 395; México a las Guayanas y Perú, también en las Antillas.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Nicaragua
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    Hierba o subarbusto, 0.5 – 2 m; tallos usualmente híspidos con tricomas simples o bifurcados, ca. 1 mm, a veces generalmente con tricomas estrellados más pequeños. Hojas 2.5 –14 X 2.5 –16 cm, ovadas a orbiculares, truncadas en la base, agudas u obtusas en el ápice, 5-anguladas o ligeramente lobuladas, de otra forma serradas, escasamente híspidas o con tricomas adpresos, simples, en el haz, también a menudo con tricomas estrellados pequeños, a glabrescentes. Infls. axilares, series de glomérulos compactos, cortamente pedunculados a sésiles; brácteas 2 – 6 por cabeza, ampliamente triangulares u ovadas, cordadas en la base, acuminadas en el ápice, ± enteras, esparcidamente pilosas. Fls. sin calículo; cáliz 6 – 8 mm, híspido; pétalos amarillos, 10 –15 mm. Frs. diminutamente puberulentos; mericarpos parduscos, ca. 3 mm, lisos. 

  • Provided by: [F].Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
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    Herb, infrequently shrub, the stem erect, 0.6-2.0 m high, the indumentum of stem, branchlets and petioles more or less densely hispid with long, simple or forked, usually flavescent, tuberculate-based hairs, and also with scattered, short, stellate hairs, the latter rather dense at the nodes. Leaves long-petiolate, the petiole however gradually shorter toward the apex of the stem and branchlets, 2-10(-20) cm long, terete, the stipules subulate-filiform, arcuate-erect, 1-3 cm long, hispid with tuberculate-based hairs; blade subcircular to ovate, sometimes (especially the lower leaves) 5-angulate or shallowly to deeply 3- or 5-lobed, cordate or truncate or obtuse at the base, serrate-dentate to coarsely dentate at the margin, 3-15 cm long and 3-12 cm broad, 3- or 5- or 7-palminerved, glabrous or stellate-puberulus or appressed-hispid with mostly simple hairs on both surfaces, the indumentum usually slightly denser on the lower surface, the veins prominent beneath. Flowers in axillary, subsessile or up to 10 cm long pedunculate heads; bracts sessile to short- petiolate, ovate to broadly triangular, conduplicate, subcordate to deeply cordate at the base, acute to long-acuminate and sometimes reflexed at the apex, dentate or entire at the margin, the outer up to 25 mm long, the basal portion in age pellucid- scarious, 3- to 7-palminerved, flavescent-hispid with pustular-based hairs on both sides, sometimes also, with minute, stellate hairs along the veins, prominently re- ticulate-veined beneath; calyx membranous, whitish except the brownish veins and awns, 5-lobed to below the middle, 4-7(-8) mm long, accrescent, hispid and some- times also with minute, stellate hairs, the lobes lanceolate, long-aristate; petals 10-15 mm long, yellow or white; staminal tube 5-10 mm long; styles 6-10 mm long. Mericarps 3-3.5 mm long and 2-2.5 mm broad, minutely puberulus or gla- brous; seeds ca 2-2.5 mm long.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    Herb

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Parí

     Information From

    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Nicaragua
    http://www.tropicos.org/projectwebportal.aspx?projectid=7&pagename=Home&langid=66
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • C Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Malvaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • E Missouri Botanical Garden
    Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/Costa%20Rica
    Hammel, B. E.; Grayum, M. H.; Herrera, C.; Zamora, N. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2003-2014
    • F Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • G CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).