Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Unknown/Undetermined

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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Global Range: Big Cypress Swamp and s. FL, Cuba, Guatemala, and central America.

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Fla.; Mexico; West Indies (Cuba); Central America; South America (to Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil).
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Stems 3.5–15 cm. Leaves: basal leaves 2–7, linear, 3–11 × 0.8–1 mm; cauline leaves subulate to linear, 2–12 × 0.3–1 mm. Inflorescences 1–2-flowered; floral bracts lanceolate to ovate, 2–5 mm. Flowers 3-winged, 5–10(–14) mm, wings yellow, to 1.8 mm wide; per-ianth yellow or greenish; perianth tube 6-lobed; outer lobes erect, triangular, 1.3–1.8 mm; inner lobes linear or elliptic, 1–1.5 mm. Capsules 3–6 mm.
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Type Information

Holotype for Burmannia flavula C. Wright
Catalog Number: US 37073
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): C. Wright
Locality: Vuelta de abajo, Vinales., Greater Antilles, Cuba, West Indies
  • Holotype: Wright, C. 1871. Anales Acad. Ci. Med. Habana. 8: 51.
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Ecology

Habitat

Comments: Moist pinelands.

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Coastal plain; 0--50m.
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Life History and Behavior

Cyclicity

Flowering/Fruiting

Flowering fall (Oct).
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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G5 - Secure

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