Amoreuxia wrightii A.Gray
  • Pl. Wright.
  • Wright´s yellowshow


This taxon is accepted by Bixaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Stems 15–50 cm, glabrous or sparsely lanulose-puberulent (mostly on young growth), glandular. Leaves: petiole 3–8 cm, subglabrous to sparsely lanulose-puberulent (mostly on young growth), glandular; blade 5(7)-lobed, 3–5 × 4–7 cm, lobes subrhombic, distal half of margins serrate, apex rounded to acute, tooth of central lobe apex most distal. Peduncles 2.5–5 cm. Flowers 3–7.5 cm diam.; sepals narrowly oblong-ovate, 17–20 × 5–8 mm, apex acute; petals pinkish to orange, distal petals with 2 conspicuous purplish mark at base; distal set of filaments 5–10 mm with yellow anthers, proximal set of filaments 11–17 mm with usually dark red anthers; ovary usually short-haired-lanate to tomentose or puberulent (glandular). Capsules oblong-obovoid, 3–6 cm, sparsely pubescent (glandular). Seeds globose to ovoid, glabrous. 2n = 12.

Common Names

NameLanguage
Wright´s yellowshow

 Information From

Bixaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora of North America @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Flora of North America Association
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).