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Alstroemeria hookeri Lodd. subsp. hookeri

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

Place of Publication

Bot. Cab. 13(8): t. 1272 (1827)

Type citation

Iconotype Hooker, Exotic Flora 3, pl. 181, (1827)



  • Loddiges (1827): pl.1272
  • Bayer (1987a): ilus.: 25, 28, 34–36, 111,114Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003): págs.: 102, 103


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


    Perennial herb to 60 cm tall. Flowers from December to January and fruits in February


    Valparaíso, Maule, Biobío and Ñuble

    Distribution and habitat

    Distribution is restricted from Constitución (Región Maule) to Coronel (Región Bíobío). It grows in sandy soils from sea level to 300 m.


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


    • Loddiges (1827)

      Loddiges, C. 1827. ​Alstroemeria hookeri. The Botanical Cabinet 13(8):

    • 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