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Griseliniaceae

Griselinia carlomunozii M.O. Dillon & M. Muñoz

Place of Publication

Brittonia 45(4): 265–268, fig. 1. (1993)

Type citation

Chile. Antofagsata (Región II): Prov. Antofagasta, Quebrada Rinconada, ca. 5 km N of Caleta Paposo, (24°56'S, 70°30'W), 240-440 m, 4 Nov 1988 [staminate individual], M.O.Dillion & D. Dillion 5864 (Holotype: F; Isotype: GH, MO, NY, SGO).

References

  • Dillon & Muñoz-Schick (1993)

    Dillon, M.O. and Muñoz-Schick, M. 1993. A revision of the dioecious genus Griselinia (Griseliniaceae), including a new species from the coastal Atacama Desert of northern Chile. Brittonia 45(4): 261-274

Regions

Antofagasta

Habitat

Desert and Desert fog oasis

Distribution and habitat

Only know from two coastal locations near to Paposo where it occurs in the lomas formation which is prevalent along the hyper-arid coastal escarpment.

Descriptions

  • Dillon & Muñoz-Schick (1993)

Habit

Shrub to 2 m long; stems scandent or climbing.