Photo by Juan Carlos Garcia
A plant with exposed caudex by Irma
Esther Montenegro, Inaturalist.org.
The flowers by Juan Carlos Garcia
J.N. Rose & P.C. Standley,
Western + Central Mexico,
Mix - Grit
Bottle-Leaf False Fameflower
Phemeranthus parvulus, D.J. Ferguson & Price, Taina M.
Edward Lee Greene, 1912.
Phemeranthus marginatus, Kiger. 2001.
Talinum parvulum, Rose & Standl.
This member of the Talinacaea family
was given this name by J.N. Rose and P.C. Standley in 1911. It is found in
western and central Mexico and Arizona in the USA, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 1,5 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from two to five centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.
The genera name is
derived from the Senegalese name for a certain species in Senegal. The
species name for