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Schizopetalon corymbosum Al-Shehbaz

Lugar de publicación

Harvard Pap. Bot. 1(1): 41–43, f. 2i, 3r–s, 7, 14. (1989)

Cita del ejemplar Tipo

Chile. Prov. Coquimbo; Dept. Ovalle, Fray Jorge 30° 40' lat., 25 Sep. 1935, Carlos Muñoz P. B44 (holotype: GH; photo: Figure 14).


  • Al-Shehbaz (1989)

    Al-Shehbaz, I.A. 1989. Systematic and phylogeny of Schizopetalon (Brassicaceae). Harvard Papers Botany 1(1): 10-46.


  • Al-Shehbaz (1989)


Annual herbs with stems 10-15 cm.

Características claves para su identificación

This species is most closely related to S. walkeri with which it shares a distribution. It is easily distinguished from the latter in having compressed-tetragonal fruits 3-3.6 mm wide (vs cylindrical, narrower 1.5-3 mm long), short styles, 0.4 mm long (vs. being conspicuous 1.5-3 mm long) and dense, corymbose fruiting heads 2-3 cm long (vs. lax, racemose, to 15 cm long) Al-Shehbaz, 1989).