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The Endemic Plants of Chile

Solanaceae

Schizanthus litoralis Phil. var. litoralis

Place of Publication

Anales Univ. Chile 91: 118 (1895b)

Type citation

CHILE. Valparaíso: “Médanos Concon”, 10 Dec 1884, F Philippi s.n. (Lectotype designated by Grau and Gronbach 1984, pg. 136 [as type]: SGO [SGO000004531 = 055374]).

Synonyms

References

  • Philippi R.A. (1895b)

    Philippi, R.A. 1895b. Plantas nuevas Chilenas de las familais que corresponden al tomo V de la obra de Gay. Anales de la Universidad de Chile 91: 5-47, 105-160, 243-275, 415-432, 487-526, 607-635

  • Morales-Fierro et al. (2020)

    Morales-Fierro, Vanezza , Muñoz-Schick, Mélica and Moreira-Muñoz, Andrés 2020. Synopsis of Schizanthus Ruiz & Pav. (Solanaceae), a genus endemic to the southern Andes. PhytoKeys 154: 57–102

Iconography

  • Morales-Fierro et al. (2020): fig. 5a–d

Regions

Antofagasta, Atacama, Coquimbo and Valparaíso

Distribution and habitat

A limited distribution along the coast of Region Valparaíso (between the Provinces of Petorca and Valparaíso, 32°30'–33°10' lat. S). Grows in sandy soil and between the fissures of the coastal rocks. Forms part of the coastal scrubland (Morales-Fierro et al., 2020).

Distribution

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          • Schizanthus litoralis Phil. var. litoralis
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Descriptions

  • Morales-Fierro et al. (2020)

Key characteristics

A delicate plant, flowers with noticeable dark purple to burgundy colour on the lower lip and faint or no spotting on the lobes, except on the yellow area of the upper middle lobe (Morales-Fierro et al., 2020).

Notes

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