Abronia ameliae

Abronia ameliae (Clarence A. Rechenthin @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Nyctaginaceae
Genus: Abronia
Species: Abronia ameliae


Abronia ameliae, Lundell

Vernacular names
English: Heart's Delight, Amelia's Sand Verbena


Abronia ameliae, commonly known as Amelia's Sand Verbena or Heart’s Delight, is a species of flowering plant in the Four O'clock family, Nyctaginaceae, that is endemic to southern Texas in the United States.[1] It inhabits grasslands in the deep sands of the Holocene sand sheet,[2] which is part of the Tamaulipan mezquital.[3]


1. ^ a b "Abronia ameliae Lundell". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2008-03-20. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?455017. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
2. ^ "Abronia ameliae Lundell". The Nature Conservancy in Texas. The Nature Conservancy. http://www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/texas/files/g3taxaabstracts720041.pdf. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
3. ^ Carr, Bill (August 2005). "Amelia's sand-verbena (Abronia ameliae)". Rare Plants of the Tamaulipan Thornscrub Ecoregion of Texas. Association of Biodiversity Information - Southwest. http://www.abisw.org/tt/plants/abrame.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-14.

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