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GRISEA  Walther, 1938  (engl./ fr.)

Series Gibbiflorae 

 

Distribution : Mexico (Guerrero : Petatlán – Chilapa, Michoacán : Uruapan?)

 

Description (according to E. Walther, 1972) :

Stem evident, usually short, unbranched, 2 - 3 cm thick.

Leaves about 12, forming a lax rosette, 10 - 15 x 5 - 8 cm, broadly obovate-spathulate, at apex rounded and minutely mucronulate, thick, flat or very slightly concave above, more or less undulate at edges, at base narrowed into short petiole 18 mm wide, greyish yellow-green, pruinose, occasinally spotted deep purplish vinaceous.

Inflorescences one or two, to 50 cm tall, paniculate, with three to five short, often few-flowered branches, peduncle stout, erect, bracts numerous, ascending, oblong-obovate, mucronate, to 5 x 2 cm, turgid, subterete at base, rachis of flowering branches angularly divaricate, occasionally 2-branched, upper bracts linear, terete, very turgid, pedicels stout, to 4 mm long or less.

Flowers : Sepals subequal, longest to 7 mm long, widely spreading, turgid and terete, linear-ovate, obtusish, corolla conoid-urceolate, to 13 mm long, 9 mm in basal diameter, 6 mm wide at mouth, petals thick and fleshy, nearly straight, bluntly keeled, with prominent basal hollow inside, pink.

Flowering time : December and January.

 

Cytology : n = 27

 

Charles Uhl (Haseltonia 9, 2002) : „This species is similar to E. fulgens but differs in its thicker leaves.”

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Série Gibbiflorae 

 

Distribution : Mexique (Guerrero : Petatlán – Chilapa, Michoacán : Uruapan ?).

 

 

Description (selon IHSP, 2003) :

 

Tige de 10 cm de long ou plus, ± 1,5 cm de diamètre, habituellement non ramifiée.

 

Rosette ± 15 cm de diamètre.

 

Feuilles largement obovales-spatulées, obtuses, finement mucronées, 10 – 15 x 5 – 8 cm, gris-vert, légèrement pruineuses.

 

Inflorescences atteignant 50 cm, en cymes paniculées portant 3 – 5 courtes branches peu fleuries, pédicelles de 4 mm.

 

Fleurs : Sépales largement écartés, de section presque ronde, jusqu'à 7 mm, corolle 13 x ± 9 mm de diamètre, pétales charnus, rosés.

 

Cytologie : n = 27

 

Charles Uhl (Haseltonia 9, 2002) : « Cette espèce est similaire à E. fulgens mais diffère par ses feuilles plus épaisses. »

 

 




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