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The Endemic Plants of Chile

Alstroemeriaceae

Alstroemeria angustifolia Herb var. angustifolia

Place of Publication

Amaryllidaceae: 69 (1837)

Type citation

"Valparaíso", Cumming 354 (Lectotype: K. Isolectotypes: BM, E (E00147360, E00147356), K)

Synonyms

References

  • Herbert (1837)

    Herbert, W. 1837. ​Amaryllidaceae: Preceeded by an attempt to arrange the Monocotyledonous Orders, and followed by a treatise on cross-bred vegetables, and Supplement. London: James Ridgway and Sons

  • 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): figs. 24, 116
  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003): pág. 78

Regions

Atacama, Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana and Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins

Distribution and habitat

This species has a broad distribution from the Río Torca (31°05'S) in the Province of Limari (Regíon of Coquimbo) to Coya (34°12'S), Province of Cachapoal (Region of O'Higgins). Sunny hills of the coast, interior and Andean foothills between sea level and 1500 m (Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz, 2003).

Distribution

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Descriptions

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

Habit

Perennial herb to 85 cm tall. Flowering between October and January.

Key characteristics

This species can be confused with A. hookeri ssp. recumbens but it differs by having erect stems and longer leaves.

Notes

Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.