Turnera hilaireana Urb.

Camargo Keller, Victor, Lopes Pereira-Silva, Erico Fernando & Hardt, Elisa, 2021, High richness, new occurrences, and threatened species in a savanna grassland remnant in the largest Brazilian metropolis, Check List 17 (2), pp. 507-549: 519

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http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

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Turnera hilaireana Urb.


Turnera hilaireana Urb.  

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Identification. Erect herb, 3–17 cm height, with simple and glandular hairs. Distinguished by its alternate, simple, elliptical, obovate, or ovate leaves with discoidal, extrafloral nectaries, simple hairs on both sides, 7–28 mm long, and 4–15 mm wide. Flower yellow, axillary.

Remarks. A rare species, occurring sparsely in the native grassland. Considered Endangered in São Paulo state.

Brazilian range. Midwest (except MS and MT states), South (PR state) and Southeast (except ES and RJ states) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°21′05″S, 046° 41′48″W; 15 Aug. 2017; collection number vck42; HUFABC1957 GoogleMaps   .