Bartsia trixago L.
  • Sp. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Bartsia trixago L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001138114. Accessed on: 20 Oct 2020'

Morphology

An erect herb, annual, more or less pubescent, simple or somewhat branched, 1/2-1 1.2 ft. high stem firm, beset with pallid spreading or deflexed hairs, minutely glandular, subtetragonous above, subterete below, solid, pithy, leafy; branches ascending; leaves opposite, oblong, lanceolate or linear, obtuse, not very much narrowed at the base, sessile or the lowest shortly petiolate, strongly and obtusely toothed, scabrid hispidulous, viscid-glandular, grass-green when alive, somewhat dusky when dry, 1/2-2 1/2 in. long, 1/8-3/8 in. broad, mostly equalling exceeding the internodes ; flowers sessile, 1/2-3/4 in. long, numerous quadrifariously arranged; spike terminal, dense, leafy or bracteate oblong, elongated in fruit, 3/4-5 in. long ; bracts ovate or lanceolate, dilated or cordate at the base, equalling or exceeding the calyx, entire or few-toothed, often acuminate, obtuse, viscid-hairy; calyx ovoid, somewhat inflated, tetragonous, viscid-pubescent, 1/4-1/3 in. long, shortly 4-cleft; lobes deltoid, pointed; corolla usually golden yellow, 1/2-3/4 in. long; tube 1/5-1/4 in. long; upper lip narrow, 1/3-2/5 in. long, somewhat arched, glandular-pubescent outside; lower lip dilated, bifid, 2/5-1/2 in. long, middle lobe the smallest; palate elevated double; anthers pendulous, blunt at the apex, more or less bearded with jointed subglandular hairs or at length glabrous; style hispid-pubescent, not very slender, exceeding the stamens, decurved toward the apex; stigma somewhat thickened, obovoid, bifid; capsule ovoid, coriaceous, pubescent, obtuse or shortly acuminate, 1/4-1/3 long, turgid, somewhat compressed, bisulcate; seeds numerous, small, dusky, ovoid, curved, longitudinally costate.

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    Erect, glandular, hemiparasitic annual to 50 cm. Leaves coarsely lobed. Flowers sessile, bilabiate, cream-coloured with a red lip.

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    Erect, glandular, hemiparasitic annual, up to 500 mm tall. Leaves coarsely lobed. Flowers sessile, in a terminal spike, bilabiate, cream-coloured with a red lip.

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    Habitat

    Stream sides and damp places.

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    Streamsides and damp places.

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    Distribution

    Eurasian weed, Namaqualand to tropical Africa.

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    Eurasian weed, Kamiesberg Mountains, Roggeveld and CCR to tropical Africa.

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Southern America Brazil Rio Grande do Sul
    • São Paulo

      Bibliography

    • 1 Hiern, WP. 1904. XCV. Scrophulariaceae. Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 4(1-3): 121 - 420. Lovell Reeve & Co., London.
    • 2 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P. 2012. Orobanchaceae. 630 - 633. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 3 Snijman, DA. 2013. Orobanchaceae. 427 - 428. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 4 Sp. Pl.

     Information From

    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • A All Rights Reserved
    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
    • B Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Orobanchaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).