Pectis caymanensis var. robusta - Proctor , Sloanea (1977)

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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

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