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The Endemic Plants of Chile

Alstroemeriaceae

Alstroemeria andina Phil. var. andina

Place of Publication

Linnaea 29(1): 69 (1858)

Type citation

“In Andibus Doña Ana Dictis prov. Coquimbo legit Cl. Gay s.n. Herb, Chil. no. 425” (Holotype: SGO 47032; Isotype: P).

References

  • Philippi R.A. (1858b)

    Philippi, R.A. 1858. Plantarum novarum Chilensium: centuria quarta, quinta, sexta. Linnaea 29(heft 1): 1-47, 48-95, 96-110

  • Bayer (1987a)

    Bayer, E. 1987. Die Gattung Alstroemeria in Chile. Mitteilungen (aus) der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 24: 1-362

  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003)

    Muñoz-Schick, M and Moreira-Muñoz, A 2003. Alstroemerias de Chile; Diversidad, distribución y conservación. Santiago de Chile: Taller La Era

Iconography

  • Bayer (1987a): ilu. 87
  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003): pág. 44

Regions

Atacama and Coquimbo

Distribution and habitat

It has a broad distribution from near to Potrerillos (26°27'S) in the Cordillera de Chañaral (Región de Atacama) to Carén (31°24'S) in the Cordillera de Illapel (Región de Coquimbo). It grows on well-drained mountain slopes between 2900 to 3700 m above sea level.

Distribution

  • Alstroemeria andina Phil. var. andina
    • Alstroemeria andina Phil. var. andina
      • Alstroemeria andina Phil. var. andina
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Descriptions

  • Bayer (1987a)
  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003)

Habit

Perennial herb up to 12 cm tall. Flowers in January.