provided by North American Flora
Kalistroemia hirsutissima Vail, in Small, Fl SE. U. S. 670. 1903.
A much branched annual ; primary branches rather stout, trailing, 4-7 dm. long, appressed cinereous-pubescent and hirsute with longer spreading hairs ; leaves short-petioled, 2-3.5 cm. long ; stipules lanceolate, 3-6 mm. long, persistent ; leaflets $- pairs, elliptic, 8-20 cm. long, shaggy-hirsute, at least beneath ; peduncles 1-1.5 cm. long, shorter than the leaves; sepals linear-lanceolate, 4-6 mm. long; corolla yellow (or orange-j'ellow), fading whitish ; petals obovate-oblong, 5-6 mm. long, retuse ; fruit canescent-strigose ; beak persistent, pubescent, conic at the base, 3-4 mm. long, as long as or shorter' than the body ; carpels 10, about 4 mm. long.
Type locality : Dona Anna County, New Mexico.
Distribution : Kansas and Colorado to Texas and northern Mexico.
- bibliographic citation
- John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY