Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2646

Bomarea acutifolia (Link & Otto) Herb.

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Calcahualco, Barranco de San Miguel, Tlacotiopa.
Coordinates: 19°06'28" N, 97°12'07" W Alt: 2642m

Climber 2 m high. Petioles and pedicels purple tinged. Flowers orange-pink outside, orange inside. Anthers grey. Stigmas orange.
Stream gorge with Pinus and Quercus forest. NE facing side of the gorge. Open area with Viburnum, Sambucus, Solanum, Ferns and Alchemilla. Growing with Rubus.

Identification Notes: Verified with Espejo-S, A. & Lopez-F, A.R. 1994 'Flora de Veracruz Alstroemeriaceae' and Hofreiter, A. (2008) 'A revision of Bomarea subgenus Bomarea s.str. section Multiflorae (Alstroemeriaceae)' Systematic Botany 33: 661-684. Leaves with septate hairs abaxially. Flowers 10-12 in terminal cymes, drooping. Corolla without blotch. Pedicels to 5cm long hairy. Ovary inferior.

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2646      4 June 2013

morphological details

pedicel pedicel corolla corolla corolla corolla
ovary ovary ovary section ovary section corolla tube section corolla tube section
androecium androecium stigmas stigmas stem stem
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

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