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Collection Details

Variety: Dyschoriste linearis var. sanpatriciensis Henrickson

Acanthaceae Dyschoriste linearis var. sanpatriciensis Henrickson
A. Traverse 1278

Collection Date: 7 May 1959
Determined By: Nesom
Determination Date: 1 January 2001
Institution: unknown


Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: San Patricio County

Locality Description: Along Nueces Bay, ca. 3/4 mi. W of projected end of highway 893; ca. 13 m. above bay and ca. 100 m. S of bay.

Elevation: 40-40 m


Habitat Description: Bluff. Zanthoxylum fag.-Zizyphus sp.-Tamaulipas scrub complex.

Soil Description: Dark brown sandy silt over gray sandy silt.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Perennial herb, 20 cm. Bushy upright in solid patch 50 cm. in diam. Lavender corollas with purple blotches on lower lip.

orig. det.: Dyschoriste linearis (T. & G.) Kuntze, duplicate determined by L. H. Shinners, 27-X-59 // 1st annot.: Dyschoriste linearis (Torr. & Gray) O. Ktze., Dieter C. Wasshausen 1965, United States National Herbarium, Acanthaceae for the Flora of Texas // Type citation: Lundellia 2:91. 1999.

Other Data

Project: BRIT Type Specimens