Home Flora of Panama (WFO)
Name Search
Markup OCR Documents
Evolvulus nummularius (L.) L. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/31/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/31/2013)
Species Evolvulus nummularius (L.) L.
PlaceOfPublication Sp. P1., ed. 2. 391. 1762.
Synonym Convolvulus nummularius L., Sp. PI. 157. 1753. LECTOTYPE: West Indies, Jamaica, Sloane (BM, not seen). Volvulopsis nummularium (L.) Roberty, Candollea 14: 28. 1952.
Description Perennial herbs; stems prostrate, herbaceous, rooting at nodes, pilose with short trichomes to glabrate. Leaves broadly ovate to orbicular, 4-15 mm long, short-petiolate, rounded to emarginate apically, rounded to subcordate basally, glabrous or somewhat pubescent beneath. Flowers solitary or paired in leaf axils, pedicels 2-6 mm long; sepals elliptic-ovate to ovate-oblong, 2.5-4 mm long, pubescent, glabrescent, ciliate; corollas white, 5-7 mm broad; ovary glabrous. Fruits capsular, globose, 3-4 mm in diameter, reflexed; seeds brown to black, subglobose, slightly muricate.
Habit herbs
Note Flowering probably all year. the specimens seen were taken from October to July.
Distribution occurs in Mexico. Central America, West Indies, South America and the Old World tropics.
Specimen CANAL ZONE: Fort San Lorenzo, Burch et al. 1022 (MO). Tivoli Hotel, D'Arcy 3954A (MO). Fort Kobbe, Duke 3908 (MO). Miraflores Bridge, Dwyer 1057 (MO). Ancon Hill, Killip 12190 (US); Piper 5493 (US). Miraflores Lake, White 271 (MO). CHiIIQUI: David airport, Lewis et al. 767 (MO). COCLE: Rio Hato, Burch et al. 1151 (MO). DARIEN: El Real, Burch et al. 1055 (MO). LOS SANTOS: 5-9 mi. from Cbitre, Burch et al. 1215 (MO). PAN- AMA: Las Sabanas, Bro. Heriberto 205 (US). Near Chepo, Hunter & Allen 12 (MO). Pan- ama City, Killip 3047 (US). La Chorrera, Lewis et al. 5187 (MO). Panama Golf Course, Piper 6013 (US). Chepo, Pittier 4459 (US). Laguna de Portala near Chepo, Pittier 4609 (US). Las Sabanas, Standley 25830 (US). E of Rio Tocumen, Standley 26669 (US). Rio Tapia, Standley 28144 (US). Near Matias Hernaindez, Standley 28899 (US). Nuevo San Francisco, Standley 30724 (US).
© 2024 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110