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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Anoda||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Anoda pentaschista A. Gray
Stem: erect, generally 0.5--1(2) m, minutely stellate-hairy to glabrous in age. Leaf: leathery; lower ovate, lobes 0--3, entire to dentate, upper generally narrowly oblong to linear; hairs stellate, densely white-hairy abaxially, adaxial surface green, hairs fewer, hairs stellate. Inflorescence: panicles, open. Flower: calyx 6--10 mm diam, not larger in fruit, lobes short-acuminate; petals +- 10 mm; styles 5--8. Fruit: puberulent. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Very uncommon. In or near disturbed or agricultural land; Elevation: < 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: DSon (Imperial Co.); Distribution Outside California: southwestern United States, eastern to Texas; widespread in Mexico. Flowering Time: Aug--Nov Note: In California as agricultural weed of citrus groves (Hill 2009).
Synonyms: Anoda pentaschista var. obtusior B.L. Rob.
eFlora Treatment Author: Paul A. Fryxell & Steven R. Hill
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Anoda cristata
Next taxon: Ayenia
Citation for this treatment: Paul A. Fryxell & Steven R. Hill 2016. Anoda pentaschista, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13472, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.