Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2628

Echeveria subalpina Rose & Purpus

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Perote, Tepeyahualco, km 97 on the Autopista from Puebla to Jalapa.
Coordinates: 19°32'12" N, 97°22'41" W Alt: 2428m

Succulent, light glaucous green with white bloom, forming a clump of many rosettes. Scapes pink, 20 cm tall. Flowers pink outside, yellow inside. Calyx lobes greenish in bud becoming pink tinged.
Old volcanic lava flow with ?Nolina, Agave, Opuntia, Hechtia and Mammillaria. Growing in crevice in volcanic rock with Asclepias.

Identification Notes: Verified with Pilbeam, J. 2008 'The Genus Echeveria' & Meyran-G., J. et al. 2003 'Las Crassulaceas de Mexico'. Inflorescence a branched raceme. Series Secunda (as E. meyraniana E.Walther).

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2628      2 June 2013

morphological details

flowers flowers flower flower calyx calyx

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androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

scape scape

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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