Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum (Cass.) Strother
Family: Asteraceae
[Adenophyllum cancellatum Kuntze,  more]
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Dustin Wolkis  
Rydberg 1914, Strother 1986
Duration: Annual Nativity: Native Lifeform: Forb/Herb General: Annual, stems erect and branched, 30-100cm tall, glabrous and angled; herbage with a strong odor. Leaves: Alternate, pinnately lobed with rounded sinuses and oblong-toothed lobes, some teeth ending in long bristles, possessing glands on margins in sinuses and terminal on lobes. Flowers: Heads corymbose-paniculate; peduncles 3-8cm long, bracteate; involucres turbinate,10-12mm; accessory bracts 6-7, dissected with 3-5 pairs of bristle-like divisions and a single large, central oval gland; principal phyllarees ca. 15, keeled, glabrous, the terminl, acuminate lobes 1-2mm; ligules orange, 7-9mm; disk corollas 7mm; pappus double, inner 5mm long, divided into bristles, outer 2mm. Fruits: 5mm long. Ecology: Desert grassland, oak-woodland, Chihuahuan desert scrub and tropical deciduous forest in waste/disturbed flat areas or on rocky slopes, 2953-8858 ft (900-2700 m). Distribution: SE Arizona - S Mexico. Notes: Apparently rare in southern Arizona. Distinguished by its annual life form, strong scent, orange-red disk flws and leaves and involucre bracts which are divided and spine tipped with clear, oval glands. Ethnobotany: Unknown Etymology: Adenophyllum is from the Greek for gland-leaf, while porophyllum refers to the leaves being like those of Porophyllum. Synonyms: Dyssodia cancellata (Cass.) A.Gray, Dyssodia porophyllum var. cancellata (Cass.) Strother, Dyssodia porophylla (Cav.), Adenophyllum cancellatum Kuntze, Lebetina porophyllum (Cav.) Rydb. Editor: FS Coburn, 2014
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Dustin Wolkis  
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Dustin Wolkis  
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Douglas Danforth  
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Dustin Wolkis  
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image
Adenophyllum porophyllum var. cancellatum image