All Floras      Advanced Search
FNA Vol. 21 Page 186, 197 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 21 | Asteraceae | Asteraceae tribe Heliantheae | Asteraceae (tribe Heliantheae) subtribe Coreopsidinae

308h. Coreopsis Linnaeus sect. Calliopsis (Reichenbach) Nuttall, Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 360. 1841.

Calliopsis Reichenbach, Mag. Aesth. Bot. 1: plate 70. 1823

Annuals (sometimes persisting). Leaves basal and cauline or mostly cauline; usually opposite, rarely alternate; blades simple or 1–2+-pinnately lobed. Calyculi of 6–10 bractlets. Phyllaries 8. Ray florets (5–)8, neuter; laminae yellow or ± proximally red-brown to purple (sometimes almost wholly red-brown to purple), obovate to cuneate, broadest distal to middles, apices ± 3-lobed (middle lobes often toothed). Disc florets 40–80(–100+); corollas red-brown to purple (at least at apices), lobes 4; style-branch apices ± truncate. Paleae linear (not distally dilated or attenuate). Cypselae ± oblong to spatulate, margins winged or not, wings ± membranous, entire, ± spreading, not ciliolate, faces glabrous, smooth or tuberculate; pappi 0, or of (1–)2 cusps or subulate scales 0.1–1(–1.4+) mm. x = 12 (+ 0–2 Bs).

Species 3 (2 in the flora): North America, Mexico.

1 Blades of cauline leaves usually 1-pinnate or simple; ray corollas usually yellow throughout, rarely with proximal red-brown blotch; pappi of 2, subulate scales (0.2–)0.4–1(–1.4+) mm   27 Coreopsis leavenworthii
+ Blades of cauline leaves usually 1–2(–3)-pinnate, seldom simple; ray corollas usually yellow with red-brown blotch, sometimes red-brown in proximal 1/3–9/10 and distally yellow, rarely yellow throughout; pappi 0, or of 1–2, bristly cusps or subulate scales 0.1–1+ mm   28 Coreopsis tinctoria

Lower Taxa


 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |