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The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Schizopetalon brachycarpum Al-Shehbaz

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Schizopetalon >
  3. Family: Brassicaceae

Place of Publication

Harvard Pap. Bot. 1(1): 38–39, f. 2f, 3k, 7, 13. (1989)

Type citation

Chile. Region Metropolitan, Prov. Santiago, Los Azules, 2250 m, 33° 29 S - 70° 23 W, 21 Nov 1955, F, Schlegel 926 (holotype: CONC; photos Figure 13)

Iconography

  • Al-Shehbaz (1989): fig. 2f; f3k
  • Descriptions

    • Al-Shehbaz (1989)

    Habit

    Annual herbs with erect stems 15-21 cm.

    Key characteristics

    Schizopetalon brachycarpum is most closely related to S. dentatum, from which it differs in having narrowly oblong, much shorter (1-1.5 cm) and broader (2.5-3 mm) fruits, shorter (0.8-1.2 mm) styles, fewer (4 or 5) seeds per locule, pinnatifid to pinnatisect bracts, finely divided leaf lobes (Al-Shehbaz, 1989)

    Regions

    Metropolitana

    References

    • Al-Shehbaz (1989)

      Al-Shehbaz, I.A. 1989. Systematic and phylogeny of Schizopetalon (Brassicaceae). Harvard Papers Botany 1(1): 10-46.