Aeonium
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x marreroi  Arango, 2017

Par: Aeonium undulatum Webb & Berthel. × Aeonium  virgineum Webb ex H.Christ

 

Aeonium ×marreroi Arango, Tres nuevas notoespecies de las islas Canarias, Vieraea 45: 278-279-283. (Oct) 2017.

 

Etym: Named for Águedo Marrero Rodríguez, curator of the herbarium LPA at the Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo, Gran Canaria.

 

T: Islas Canarias, Gran Canaria, Firgas, Barranco de la Virgen, 514m; 28 Mar 2017, O. Arango (ex hort.)

 

HT: TFC 52.654.

Distribution : Canary Islands, Gran Canaria, firgas, Barranco de la Virgen, 514 m.

Description :

Perennial monocaule, monocarpic subshrub, intermediate between parents, 25-30 cm tall.

 

Stem 2,5-3,0 cm in diameter, bark smooth, brown.

 

Rosettes dense, concave or flattish, 30-35 cm in diameter.

 

Leaves obovate-spatulate, bright dark green, glabrate, margins somewhat undulate and with cylindric cilia and alternate glandular hairs.

 

Inflorescence conical, longer than wide, central stem, peduncles and calyx covered with short dense pubescence.

 

Flowers 19-11 merous, corolla golden yellow.

 

Stamens and carpels yellow-green, glabrous. Nectariferous glands quadrate-cuneate, yellowish white, apex emarginate.

 

Published in Vieraea 45: 278 - 283, 2017.

 




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