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|Family: Apocynaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Funastrum cynanchoides (Decne.) Schltr. var. hartwegii (Vail) Krings
Habit: Plant green, generally with sparse, +- appressed hairs. Leaf: petiole 7--15 mm, blade 30--60 mm, narrow-lanceolate, base hastate (or cordate to wedge-shaped). Flower: corolla 4--8 mm, pink to purple or lobes white, each with purple streak centrally, ring of tissue at base free from filament column appendages, lobes +- spreading to +- erect. Fruit: generally 1, 7.2--11.2 cm.
Ecology: Dry, sandy, rocky arroyos or plains; Elevation: 30--1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, PR, D; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Arkansas, Texas, Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Funastrum cynanchoides subsp. heterophyllum (Engelm. ex Torr.) Kartesz, inval.; Philibertella hartwegii Vail; Philibertia heterophylla Jeps.; Sarcostemma cynanchoides Decne. subsp. hartwegii (Vail) R.W. Holm
Unabridged Note: Putative hybrids with Funastrum cynanchoides var. cynanchoides (leaf wide-lanceolate, base cordate, rarely truncate; 2n=20; southern Arizona to Arkansas) in low numbers in areas of geographic overlap, despite the fact that Funastrum cynanchoides var. cynanchoides begins to flower nearly 2 months later than Funastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegii.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Funastrum crispum
Next taxon: Funastrum hirtellum
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Funastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80428, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.