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TOLUCENSIS  Rose, 1905  (engl./ fr.)

Synonym : Echeveria glauca var. tolucensis (Rose) von Poellnitz (1936)

 

Series Secundae

Type : Rose & Painter 6818, collected at Toluca, Estado de México, Mexico, 1903. US 450378.

Etymology : Referring to the type locality.

Distribution : Mexico (México: near Toluca)

First Description by Rose in Britton & Rose, North American Flora 22: 22. 1905 :

 

Acaulescent or in age shortly caulescent.

Leaves forming rather open rosettes, usually ascending, pale, glaucous, oblanceolate, 4 - 6 cm long, 15 - 22 mm broad at widest point, strongly mucronate.

Inflorescence a secund raceme.

Flowers 7 - 12, sepals broadly ovate, obtuse, corolla about 12 mm long.

 

Cytology : n = ± 60

 

Link to short descriptions in English and French.

 

Note :

According to Uhl (1995) this is a close ally of E. secunda but with 2 x as many chromosomes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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