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Passifloraceae

Malesherbia bracteata Phil. var. campanulata (Ricardi) Bull-Hereñu

Place of Publication

Phytotaxa 468(1): 38 (2020)

Type citation

CHILE. Coquimbo Region: Embalse de La Laguna, a 108 km de Rivadavia, 3350 m, 3 January 1948, R. Wagenknecht 267 (holotype CONC31869!).

Synonyms

References

  • Bull-Hereñu (2020)

    Bull-Hereñu, K. 2020. The genus Malesherbia Ruiz & Pav. (Passifloraceae) in Chile. Phytotaxa 468 (1): 1-44

  • Ricardi (1967)

    Ricardi , M. 1967. Revisión taxonómica de las Malesherbiaceas. Gayana. Botánica 16:3-139

Iconography

  • Ricardi (1967): 23 a-f

Regions

Coquimbo

Distribution and habitat

Only known from the Coquimbo Region in the Andes where it occurs around Embalse La Laguna.

Distribution

  • Malesherbia bracteata var. campanulata (Ricardi) Bull-Hereñu
    • Malesherbia bracteata var. campanulata (Ricardi) Bull-Hereñu
      • Malesherbia bracteata var. campanulata (Ricardi) Bull-Hereñu
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Descriptions

  • Bull-Hereñu (2020)
  • Ricardi (1967)

Habit

Perennial to 18 cm tall

Key characteristics

Differs from M. bracteata var. bracteata in the oblong lance-shaped leaves, well developed stipules, shorter and more campanulate shape of the floral cup (hypanthium) which is less than 3 cm long.

Notes

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