Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Proboscidea althaeifolia (Bentham) Decaisne
(Hollyhock Devil's Claw)
Family: Martyniaceae, previously Pedaliaceae (but previous to that, the Martyniaceae)
Martynia altheaifolia Bentham
Proboscidea arenaria (Engelmann) Descaisne
Martynia arenaria Engelmann
Proboscidea althaeifolia is a relatively small Devil's Claw with a peach colored corolla. The leaves are just over 3 cm in breadth, and sinuate orbicular in shape. The body of the fruit is less than 5cm in length.
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Proboscidea althaeifolia, photo Russ Kleinman & Karen Blisard, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Aug. 8, 2008
Proboscidea althaeifolia, with ruler for size, photo Russ Kleinman & Karen Blisard, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Aug. 8, 2008
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