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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/4/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 4/4/2013)
Species Hyptis lantanaefolia Poit.
PlaceOfPublication Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 7: 468, t. 29, f. 1, 1806.
Synonym Mesosphaerum lantanifolium (Poit.) 0. Ktze., Rev. Gen. P1. 2: 525, 1891.
Description Herbs, perennial, procumbent to ? erect, to 1.5 m, incanous in the upper parts. Leaves ovate-elliptic, acute, crenate-serrate, the bases attenuate, sparsely pubescent above, the hairs appressed on veins beneath; sessile to petioles ca 0.5 cm long. Inflorescences capitula, densely-flowered, axillary, the peduncles to 4 cm long, the bracts ovate, sometimes broadly so, 5-7 mm long, the margins crenate. Flowers sessile, tufts of hair at the bases; calyx funnelform-tubular, the tube ca 1.5-1.8 mm long, pilose-annulate within above the nutlets, the teeth spinulose, ca 2.5-3.0 mm long; corolla tube ca 4-5 mm long, white or sometimes pale pink, the lower lip ca 2 mm long, pubescent; stamens ? included in the lower lip, the filaments pubescent near the base, the anthers ca 0.3 mm long; style exserted or included in the lower lip. Nutlets (3-)4, ovoid, pale brown, ca 1 mm long.
Habit Herbs
Distribution A common herb of grassland areas, and widely distributed from Mexico south to Sao Paulo, Brazil, west to Bolivia, and also in the West Indies.
Specimen CHIRIQUI: vic of Boquete, Woodson & Schery 795 (MO). COCLE: El Valle, Dwyer 1823 (F, MO). PANAMA: Cerro Campana, Duke 8660 (MO), Ebinger 915 (MO), McDaniel 6816 (MO); San Jose I, Bald Hill, Johnston 46 (MO); nr Arraijain, Woodson et al. 1405 (MO).
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