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GRISEA  Walther, 1938  (engl./ fr.)

Series Gibbiflorae 

 

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

 

Description :

Plant with evident, usually short and simple caudex 2 - 3 cm thick.

Leaves few, laxly-rosulate, 10-15 cm long, 5 - 8 cm broad, broadly-obovate-spatulate, rounded at apex, minutely mucronate, long-attenuatae to base, often  conspicuously-undulate at edges, color corydalis-green to asphodel-green, sometimes spotted deep-purplish-vinaceous, pruinose, petiole 2 cm wide or less, blade concave above and upcurved.

Inflorescence paniculate, to 50 cm tall or more, scape stout, strict, lower bracts numerous, ascending, to 5 cm long, 2 cm broad, oblong-obovate, thick, subterete at base, colored as the leaves, panicle narrow, its branches 3 - 5, rather short, angularly divaricate, pedicels stout, 4 - 5 mm long.

Sepals turgid, terete, obtusish, longest 7 mm long, color light-celandine-green, corolla 13 mm long, 9 mm thick at base, 6 mm in diameter at mouth, occasionally 6-merous, petals fairly thick, nearly straight, shrimp-pink, inside pale-seashell-pink, stamens 7 mm long, carpels 9 mm long, white, styles victoria-lake to carmine, nectaries truncate, narrowly-lunate-reniform, to 2.5 mm broad.

 

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 (par M. Kimnach dans 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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