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Alstroemeria diluta Ehr. Bayer subsp. diluta

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Alstroemeria >
  3. Family: Alstroemeriaceae

Place of Publication

Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 24: 173, t. 7-10, 11 (1987)

Type citation

Chle, VII Región, Prov. de Talca, Panamericana Sur, km 229, 17.11.1980. Grau 2394 (Holotype M; Isotype: Herber Grau).

Iconography

  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003): pág. 34
  • Bayer (1987a): ilus.: 7–10, 119, 120, 168

    Descriptions

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

    Habit

    Perennial herb up to 45 cm tall. Flowers in November.

    Key characteristics

    A. diluta ssp. diluta has a little or no yellow stripe, compared to that of A. diluta ssp. chrysantha which has a broad band of yellow.

    Regions

    Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins and Maule

    Distribution and habitat

    This subspecies has a restricted distribution from La Estrella (34°15'S) in the Región de O'Higgins, until Cauquenes (36°00'S) in Región del Maule. It occurs in the coastal cordillera and the central depression between sea level and 200 m.

    Distribution

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    Notes

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

    References

    • 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

    • Bayer (1987a)

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