Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 475

Asparagaceae
Echeandia flavescens (Schult. & Schult.f.) Cruden

Location:San Luis Potosi, Xilitla, La Trinidad, on top of 'El Pilon'
Coordinates: 21°23'55" N, 99°04'34" W Alt: 2144m

Erect herb 60 cm tall with thick, fleshy, white roots. Flowers yellow, nodding.
Rock outcop above the forest. Growing on SW side of the rocks with Vesalea grandifolia.

Identification Notes: Verified with McVaugh, R. (1989) Flora Novo-Galiciana 15: 178-197. Anthers fused. Filaments clavate, scaly.

Nova, J.A. de #475      14 June 2013

morphological details

spathe spathe flower bud flower bud androecium androecium

filaments filaments

filaments filaments

anthers apex anthers apex

rhizome rhizome leaf sheath leaf sheath adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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