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Menodora decemfida var. longifolia

Menodora decemfida (Gillies ex Hook. & Arn.) A. Gray var. longifolia Steyerm.

Ten-finger Menodora, Tenfinger Menodora

Oleaceae (Olive family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Clay and limestones foothills in the Trans-Pecos.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3097 - A Revision of the Genus Menodora (1932) Steyermark, Julian A.

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Menodora decemfida var. longifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Menodora decemfida var. longifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Menodora decemfida var. longifolia


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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