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BARTRAMII Rose, 1926

Synonym: Echeveria bartramii  Rose, 1926

 

Distribution: USA (central and southern Arizona), Mexico (Chihuahua); rocky places, 1200 – 2000 m.

 

 

Description (according to J. Thiede in IHSP, 2003) :

 

Rosette plants, usually forming mats, main root thickened, stem shorts.

 

Rosettes dense, with ≥ 20 leaves.

 

Leaves ovate to broadly spatulate, apically pointed, flat or upper face somewhat concave, 2,5 – 6,25 cm, bluish-green, margins and tips reddish.

 

Inflorescences 2 -7 from amongst the inner rosette leaves, 20 – 30 cm, racemes or mostly thyrses with few scorpioid branches with up to 3 flowers each, pedicels short.

 

Flowers 5-merous, evil-scented or without scent, sepals narrowly triangular to oblong-lanceolate, ± acute, small, 5 mm, corolla 16 – 28 mm in diameter, petals narrow, 8 – 15 mm, whitish, tube somewhat shorter than the sepals, lobes acute, esp. the upper ½ with red or brown spots and/or bands.

Cytology: n = 31



Photo Bev Spiller




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