Helianthemum Mill.
  • Gard. Dict. Abr. (ed. 4) vol. 2. 1754. (28 Jan 1754)

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General Information

Shrubs or subshrubs, rarely perennial or annual herbs. Leaves opposite or upper ones alternate, stipulate or estipulate. Flowers solitary or inflorescences cymose, racemose, corymbose, or headlike, sometimes paniculate, few- to many-flowered. Sepals 5; outer 2 ca. 1/2 size of inner 3; inner 3 subequal, 3-6-veined, accrescent in fruit. Petals 5, yellow, orange-yellow, or pink. Styles filiform; stigmas large, capitate. Capsule 3-angled, 3-valved, 1-loculed or imperfectly 3-loculed. Seeds many.

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    Helianthemum pringlei S. Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 268. 1888; Halimium pringlei (S. Watson) Grosser.

    Subarbustos escasamente ramificados, hasta 35 cm de alto, surgiendo de un cáudice leñoso; tallos muy delgados, menudamente tomentuloso-estrellados y gris pálidos. Hojas oblanceolado-oblongas a estrechamente espatuladas, 0.6–2.5 cm de largo y 0.3–1 cm de ancho, gris pálidas y tomentuloso-estrelladas; sésiles o casi sésiles. Flores dispersas a lo largo de las partes superiores de las ramas, tanto petalíferas como cleistógamas presentes, pedicelos hasta 1.5 cm de largo; sépalos de las flores petalíferas 5, los 2 externos lineares, 2–4 mm de largo, los 3 internos ovalados, 5–8 mm de largo; pétalos 5, 9–12 mm de largo, efímeros, amarillos; flores petalíferas casi el doble en tamaño que las cleistógamas. Cápsula 5–7 mm de largo.

    Poco común, bosques de pino-encinos, zona norcentral; 1150–1400 m; fl y fr may–ago; Stevens 10156, 17961; México a Nicaragua. Un género con ca 100 especies, principalmente distribuido desde la región del Mediterráneo al este y centro de Asia.

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    "Sep 5, but the outer 2 much narrower (and often shorter) than the inner and often partly or largely adnate to them; pet 5 in the first fls of the season, convolute in bud, yellow, fugacious, the later fls in our spp. mostly cleistogamous and apetalous; stamens 10–50 or more in open fls, (3)4–6(–8) in cleistogamous ones; style in ours shorter than the ovary, to ca 1 mm, with a capitate stigma, or the stigma virtually sessile; placentas membranous- intruded; embryo curved into a hook, or ring or ± circinate; perennial herbs (ours), or small shrubs with well developed but relatively small and narrow, alternate (ours), short-petiolate or virtually sessile lvs and stellate-hairy herbage, the frs glabrous. (Crocanthemum) 100, widespread."

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