Dudleya
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BREVIPES Rose, 1903

Synonym : Echeveria brevipes  (Rose) A.Berger (1930)

 

Subgenus Dudleya

 

Distribution : Mexico (central Baja California: Calmalli).

 

 

Description

 

(according to IHSP, 2003) :

 

Rosettes in groups of 5 – 6.

 

Leaves lanceolate to strap-shaped, acute to shortly pointed, 8 - 10 x 1 - 1.8 cm, not glaucous, somewhat glossy.

 

Inflorescence : Scape ± 30 cm, only basally branch-less, bracts ovate, acute, basally somewhat cordate, spreading or ascending, inflorescence with several divaricate branches, pedicels 3 - 4 mm.

 

Flowers : Calyx deeply 5- parted, sepals acute, glaucous, petal tips acute, reddish-yellow.

 

This unresolved taxon is only known from the protologue and is probably referrable to D. acuminata (Moran 1951a).




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