Thompsonella

PLATYPHYLLA  Rose, 1909

Synonyms :

Villadia platyphylla  (Rose) E.Walther (1938)

Echeveria planifolia  A.Berger (1930)

 

Distribution :  Mexico (Guerrero, Puebla)

 

 

Description (according to U. Eggli in IHSP, 2003) :

 

Very similar to T. minutiflora, but roots not thickened.

 

Rosette short-stemmed to 7 cm, with 15 - 25 flat ± perennial leaves.

 

Leaves elliptic-oblong, 5 - 9 x 1.8 - 3 cm, thick, smooth, glaucous when young, flat or ventrally channelled.

 

Inforescences thyrses, 23 - 46 cm, with 32 - 70 cincinni.

Cytology : 2n = 26

 

 

According to Myron Kimnach probably not distinguishable from T. minutiflora.







Photos Robert Szanda




Photos Mateo Lichtenstein




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