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Digital Herbaria

Celtis ehrenbergiana

Celtis ehrenbergiana (Klotzsch) Liebm.

Desert Hackberry, Spiny Hackberry, Shiny Hackberry, Granjeno, Huasteco

Ulmaceae (Elm Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Celtis pallida

Spiny Hackberry


Location: N side of East-West Path & 30 m E of intersection of E-W & Wolfeton Paths--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Understory of other Celtis & Ulmus.

Description: Coarse, much branched shrub, 2.5 m tall. Stipules stout, sharp spines in pairs, persistent, to 5 mm long. Leaves short petioled, to 10 x 20 mm, elliptic, remotely denticulate to entire. Fruit (immature) a one-seeded, ovoid drupe, green (black on drying) on peduncles longer than petioles.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 577

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0864
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: PXFXB Polygamous cymes/Stam. & Perfect (In fruit)

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