Place of Publication
Int. Rock Gard. 104: 11 (2018)
CHILE. III Region of Atacama, Vallenar Province, Llanos de Los Morteros, 28º35'40"S 70º26'20"W, 2240-2280 m, 21 Aug. 2017, leg. J.M. Watson, A.R. Flores & J. Alegria, F. & W. 13051 (holotype SGO; isotypes CONC, ULS, herb. Flores & Watson [omnia!])
Distribution and habitat
A narrow endemic known from only three sites a short distance apart in the precordillera of the southern Atacama Region. They are separated by a maximum distance of approximately seven kilometres and inhabit a range of elevations between 1600 m and 2280 m (Watson & Flores, 2018). Eroded, rounded low upland hills and shallow peaks, with a general cover of subandean dry steppe type vegetation including: Adama revoluta, Adesmia filifolia, A. odontophylla, Ephedra chilensis, Glandularia porrigens, Hypochaeris chondrilloides, Phacelia pinnatifida & Phrodus microphyllus (Watson & Flores, 2018).
- VU (Watson & Flores (2018))
- Watson & Flores (2018)
Annual, rosulate hemicryptophyte. Flowers April to mid-November