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The Endemic Plants of Chile

Alstroemeriaceae

Alstroemeria leporina Ehr. Bayer & Grau

Place of Publication

Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 24: 222, f. 3-4 (1987)

Type citation

"En Arqueros colectó Gay un ejempler aun imperfect" Gay Nr. 430 Holotype: SGO 47018

Synonyms

References

  • 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): ilus.: 41,137,174
  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003): págs.: 52, 53

Regions

Atacama and Coquimbo

Distribution and habitat

Its distribution is from north of Domeyko (Region Atacama) to Andacollo (Region Coquimbo) where it occurs in the valleys of the precordillera on dry, hard soils on exposed sunny slopes from 900 to 2000 m above sea level.

Distribution

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Descriptions

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

Habit

Perennial up to 45 cm. Flowers in October and fruits from October to November

Key characteristics

It can be recognized by its erect and protruding upper tepals and by fine hairy on the stems.

Notes

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