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Bromeliaceae

Ochagavia litoralis (Phil.) Zizka, Trumpler & Zoellner

Place of Publication

Willdenowia 32: 340 (2002)

Type citation

Colchagua, Volckmann s.n.(SGO-46374!). Lectotype (designated by J.V. Schneider et al., 2012)

Synonyms

Common names

  • calilla, chupón (Zizka et al. (2002))

References

  • Zizka et al. (2009)

    Zizka , G. , Schmidt, M. , Schulte, K. , Nova, P. , Pinto, R. and König, K. 2009. Chilean Bromeliaceae: diversity, distribution and evaluation of conservation status. Biodiversity and Conservation 18: 2449-2471

  • Zizka et al. (2002)

    Zizka, G. , Trumpler, K and Zöllner, O 2002. Revision of the genus Ochagavia (Bromeliaceae, Bromelioideae). Willdenowia 32:331–350

  • Schneider et al. (2012)

    Schneider, J.V. , Zizka, G. and Muñoz-Schick., M. 2012. Notes on the typification of Ochagavia litoralis (Bromelioideae, Bromeliaceae) Phytotaxa 56:21-22

Iconography

  • Muñoz-Pizarro (1966): t. 19

Regions

Coquimbo, Valparaíso and Metropolitana

Distribution and habitat

Restricted to coastal areas from Illapel (Coquimbo Region) to Colchagua (O'Higgins region) where it occurs on rocks and steep cliffs among sclerophyllous vegetation, 10-250 m elevation.

Distribution

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Conservation status

  • Vulnerable (Zizka et al. (2009))

Descriptions

  • Zizka et al. (2002)

Habit

Rosette-forming, sometimes in extensive colonies. Stems to over 20 cm long.

Key characteristics

Leaf blades 15-45 x c.1.3 cm long, densely whitish lepidote (covered with scales).