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Habit: Shrub. Stem: generally several from base. Leaf: simple, alternate or opposite, sessile or petioled. Inflorescence: heads radiate, 1 or in few-headed cyme-like clusters; peduncles long or short; involucre hemispheric or bell-shaped; phyllaries in 2--3 series, generally unequal; receptacle convex, paleate; paleae entire or 3-lobed, folded around fruits. Ray Flower: 8--15, sterile; corolla yellow; ray entire to 3-lobed. Disk Flower: many; corolla yellow or orange; anther tips triangular; style tips triangular. Fruit: +- flattened, obovate, +- strigose, brown to black; pappus of scales, generally 2 longer, +- lanceolate, (0)2--6 shorter, readily-deciduous.
Species In Genus: 12 species: southwestern United States, northwestern Mexico. Etymology: (Greek: like Bahia, an Asteraceae genus) Note: Bahiopsis tomentosa (A. Gray) E.E. Schill. & Panero collected twice in southern SCo in early 1900s, probably an escape from cultivation.
Unabridged Note: The two early California collections of Bahiopsis tomentosa (A. Gray) E.E. Schill. & Panero [not included in TJM (1993)] were from San Diego Co. Their status as escapes from cultivation is based on a 1933 annotation by SF Blake w/ref. to Zoe 5:260. [San Diego, 14Apr1906, M.E. Jones s.n., POM; slope near La Jolla, 300 ft., Sep 1919, M.E. Spencer 1644, POM]. Bahiopsis tomentosa is otherwise known from Baja California Sur.
eFlora Treatment Author: David J. Keil
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to BahiopsisPrevious taxon: Baccharis vanessae
Next taxon: Bahiopsis laciniata
Citation for this treatment: David J. Keil 2017. Bahiopsis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=82215, accessed on April 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 24, 2017.