Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (4) Download

Family Name:Basellaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Basella alba L.
Locality:USA. Florida. Hillsborough Co.: University of South Florida Botanical Gardens.
Description:Fruiting calyx fleshy, black purple. 
Reproductive State:Fruit
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:F. B. Essig 333
Date:04 Jun 1976
Accession No:282539
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Family Name:Basellaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Basella alba L. - Determined By: S. R. Funaro, 17-Jan-2016
Determination History: Basella rubra L.
Locality:USA. Maryland. Baltimore Co.: University of Maryland. Department of Botany, College Park.
Description:Flowers pink; calyx becoming green and fleshy, then purple-black; succulent vine 2-2.5 m long; edible; taste of spinach. 
Habitat:Greenhouse.
Reproductive State:Flower
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:S. R. Hill 13240
Date:11 Sep 1983
Accession No:196467
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Family Name:Basellaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Basella alba L.
Locality:USA. Florida. Leon Co.: W side of Vinkara Drive; 0.8 km S of I-10; Tallahassee. 30º 28’ 20” N 84º 19’ 20” W
Description:Fruits purple-black. 
Reproductive State:Fruit
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:A. R. Franck 3453
Date:03 Aug 2014
Accession No:276080
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Family Name:Basellaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Basella alba L. - Determined By: S. R. Hill, 2010
Locality:USA. Illinois. Champaign Co.: Eddie Albert Gardens; Dodds Park; Parkland Way; between Mattis Avenue and Parkland College; at S side of municipal water facility; Rising 7.5' quadrangle. T19N, R8E, Sec. 3, SW ¼, NE ¼. 40º 8’ 3” N 88º 16’ 48” W
Description:Flowers pink; fruit green; maturing black; very fleshy succulent vine to 1.5 m long; stems shiny maroon. 
Habitat:Planted in garden; vine on fencing.
Reproductive State:Flower, Fruit
Elevation:748 ft
Notes:CULTIVATED. Grown from commerical seeds.
Collector:S. R. Hill 38572
Date:10 Oct 2010
Accession No:282432
Image:282432.jpg

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