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VINICOLOR  S. Watson, 1885

Distribution : Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango : Sierra Madre Occidental; 2300 – 2800 m.

 

 

Description (according to 't Hart & Bleij in IHSP, 2003 ) :

 

Glabrous small perennial herbs with fibrous or napiform roots and erect or horizontal stems, diffusely branching from the base, 3 – 8 cm tall.

 

Leaves alternate, lanceolate to ovate, obtuse, broadly spurred, 4 – 6 mm, green or purplish, flowering branches erect.

 

Inflorescences lax cymes, with 2 – 4 few-flowered spreading cincinni, bracts small, ovate, ± 2 mm.

 

Flowers 5-merous, distinctly pedicellate, sepals basally free, not spurred, ovate, subobtuse, purplish, 2.5 – 3 mm, petals basally slightly connate, oblong, obtuse, broadly submucronate, greenish-white or purplish, 4.5 – 5 mm.



Plant in habitat in Durango, Mexico :



Plant in cultivation :




Photos René Goris



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