Hexastylis shuttleworthii

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAristolochiaceae
Family (Traditional)Aristolochiaceae
GenusHexastylis
Species:Hexastylis shuttleworthii (Britten & Baker f.) Small
Common NameLargeflower Heartleaf
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BFM; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: spiral; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), McMinn (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, APSC, EKY, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UCHT010613 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010609 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010612 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010605 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010604 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010608 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
APSC0043918 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU030760 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU011442 Sumner Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU011446 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU011444 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
31234100221645 McMinn Tennessee 21 May 1981 B. Eugene Wofford
81-1
EKY
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
31234100221637 Greene Tennessee 10 May 1979 B. Eugene Wofford
79-97
EKY
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 15 Apr 2009 Tim McDowell
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010602 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010610 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010603 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010601 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
UCHT010614 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
APSC0042358 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
APSC0028562 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU011445 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU011441 Unicoi Tennessee
RF1004
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
ETSU011443 Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis shuttleworthii
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Plant Photos

Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Alaina Krakowiak
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Alaina Krakowiak
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Alaina Krakowiak
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Alaina Krakowiak
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Joey Shaw
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Theo Witsell
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Theo Witsell
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Theo Witsell
Hexastylis shuttleworthii - Theo Witsell