ASTERACEAE - TRIBE VI; HELENIEAE
Pectis caymanensis var. robusta white strigillose on a .5 cm scale
Pectis caymanensis var. robusta close up of inflorescence on a .5 cm scale
Pectis caymanensis var. robusta in sand
Pectis caymanensis var. caymanensis
on the other hand has red strigillose (Hairs) at the base of the achenes (1 seeded fruit with a tight pericarp).
This plant is regional but not endemic since it is also found on Cuba.
Flowering time; Most of the year
Distribution; GC only
Habitat; Grave yard and sandy clearings
Status; Listed as critically endangered on the Red List
Notes; Conservation is necessary