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Alstroemeriaceae

Alstroemeria ligtu L. subsp. ligtu

Place of Publication

Pl. Alströmeria: 462 (1762)

Type citation

"Habitat in Chili ad ripas fluviorum, uti ad flumen civitatum Conceptionis percurrens". Feuille, L., Journal des Observations physiques, mathematiques et botaniques II, pl. IV. 1714 (Isotype)

Synonyms

References

  • Linnaeus (1762)

    Linnaeus, C. 1762. Planta Alstromeria (J. F. Falck). Amoenitates Academicae 6: 247—262. Dissertationes 114

  • 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.: 52, 55, 57–60, 100–103, 106, 160
  • Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz (2003): págs.: 112, 113

Regions

Valparaíso, Metropolitana, Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, Maule, Biobío, Araucanía and Ñuble

Distribution and habitat

Widely distributed from Camarico en la ribera north of Rio Claro (Region del Maule), to Cañete in the Province of Arauco (Region del Biobio). It grows from the coast to sunny exposed hills of the foothills of the Andes up to 1300 m. It can also be found in sclerophyllus vegetation and especially in the Maulino forests (Muñoz-Schick & Moreira-Muñoz, 2003)

Distribution

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Descriptions

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

Habit

Perennial up to 1 m tall. Flowers from December to February and fruits in January.

Notes

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