Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (1) Download

Family Name:Rubiaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Houstonia micrantha (Shinners) Terrell - Determined By: B. F. Hansen, Mar 2006
Determination History: Hedyotis australis W. H. Lewis & D. M. Moore - Determined By: W. H. Lewis, 2005
Locality:USA. Florida. Escambia Co.: E of FL 97 at the junction of FL 4 and Sandy Hollow Road. 30º 57’ 47” N 87º 28’ 11” W
Description:Very small winter/early spring annual ephemeral, flowering just beginning (no mature capsules), infrequent but greater numbers expected in time among the currently more common and earlier flowering Hedyotis crassifolia; stems short from fibrous roots; corolla small, white, lobes ca. 2 mm long and 11 mm wide, with floral width ca. 5 mm, sepals as long as tube or longer. 
Habitat:Hilly, grassy roadside, clay soil.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:W. H. Lewis 15936
  with M. Elvin-Lewis
Date:22 Mar 2005
Accession No:242348

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