Family Solanaceae
Basionym Physalis hastatula Waterf.
Original Identification Physalis hastatula Waterfall, ined.
Current Taxon Physalis hastatula Waterf.
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Rhodora 69(777): 111. 1967.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 192938
Comments  
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 16778
Collection Date 12 Aug 1958
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Paso de la Troje, near Km. 36, southwest of Ojuelos on road to Aguascalientes; rocky slopes on and near Cerro La Campana; Bouteloua grassland, with shrubs and small trees (e.g. Acacia, Mimosa, Opuntia, Jatropha dioica) locally abundant; elevation 2100-2300 m.
Plant Description Notes A few plants in shad of north-facing rocks. Prostrate, vinelike; flowers dull yellow, with brown spots alternating with the sepals; anthers purple.
Broad geographical location North America
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