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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salpichroa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salpichroa origanifolia (Lam.) Baill.
Habit: Plant < 2 m, decumbent to climbing, hairy. Leaf: 10--35 mm; petiole 5--10 mm; blade widely elliptic to ovate, +- glabrous. Inflorescence: pedicel 3--14 mm. Flower: calyx lobes 2--3 mm; corolla urn-shaped, white or +- green, with a densely woolly ring adaxially, lobes 2--3 mm, triangular; anthers 1.5--2 mm, +- exserted; disk below ovary, brick-red. Fruit: 10--15 mm, ovoid, white or pale yellow, ill-smelling. Chromosomes: n=12.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, w CW, SCo; Distribution Outside California: to Texas, northern Mexico; Europe; native to South America. Flowering Time: Jul--Oct
Synonyms: Salpichroa rhomboidea (Gillies & Hook.) Miers
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salpichroa
Next taxon: Solanum
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Salpichroa origanifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43020, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.