Galphimia angustifolia


Bot. Voy. Sulphur, 9, plate 5. 1844.

Common names: Narrowleaf goldshower
Synonyms: Galphimia linifolia A. Gray Thryallis angustifolia (Bentham) Kuntze T. linifolia (A. Gray) Kuntze
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 357.

Subshrubs or small shrubs, to 1 m. Leaf blades linear to narrowly elliptic or narrowly lanceolate or narrowly ovate to elliptic or ovate, larger blades 2.5–4 × 0.3–2 cm, surfaces glabrous or abaxial surface with scattered hairs proximally on midrib, usually bearing 2 glands proximally on margin above base. Inflorescences 5–18 cm, 4–13-flowered. Pedicels usually sessile, rarely raised on peduncles to 3.5 mm, much shorter than pedicels. Flowers: posterior petal sometimes a little longer than lateral petals; stamen filaments opposite sepals longer than opposite petals; anthers 0.7–0.9 mm. Cocci 3–3.5 mm. 2n = 24.

Phenology: Flowering and fruiting Apr–Nov.
Habitat: Open rocky shrublands, mostly on limestone.
Elevation: 60–700 m.


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Tex., Mexico (Baja California Sur, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas).


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William R. Anderson† +
Bentham +
Narrowleaf goldshower +
Tex. +, Mexico (Baja California Sur +, Coahuila +, Durango +, Nuevo León +, San Luis Potosí +, Sinaloa +, Sonora +  and Tamaulipas). +
60–700 m. +
Open rocky shrublands, mostly on limestone. +
Flowering and fruiting Apr–Nov. +
Bot. Voy. Sulphur, +
Illustrated +
Galphimia linifolia +, Thryallis angustifolia +  and T. linifolia +
Galphimia angustifolia +
Galphimia +
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