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Passifloraceae

Malesherbia densiflora Phil.

Place of Publication

Anales Mus. Nac., Santiago de Chile II: 22 (1891)

Type citation

CHILE. Atacama Region: Paipote, 4 January 1885, F. Philippi s.n. (lectotype designated by Ricardi (1967: 69) SGO052429!, isolectotype CONC31870!)

References

  • Philippi R.A. (1891)

    Philippi, R.A. 1891. Catalogus Praevius Plantarum in Itinere ad Tarapaca a Friderico Philippi Lectarum. Anales del Museo Nacional de Chile, Santiago de Chile, II: 1–94.

  • Ricardi (1967)

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

  • Bull-Hereñu (2020)

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

Iconography

  • Bull-Hereñu (2020): 8 a, b
  • Ricardi (1967): fig. 18 a-n

Regions

Atacama

Distribution and habitat

Has a restricted distribution within Region Atacama in the Andean foothills near to quebrada Paipote above the desert shrub between 2500–3500m.

Distribution

  • Malesherbia densiflora Phil.
    • Malesherbia densiflora Phil.
      • Malesherbia densiflora Phil.
        • Malesherbia densiflora Phil.

Descriptions

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

Habit

Perennial herbs up to 40 cm tall

Notes

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