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Lacistema blanchetii A.DC.

Candolle A L P P de (1868) Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis sive enumeratio contracta ordinum, generum specierumque plantarum huc usque cognitarum, juxta methodi naturalis normas digesta, Parisii, Sumptibus Sociorum Treuttel et Wulrtz, Vol. XVI, part 2: 592

Types

Holotype: Blanchet 3522 at G-DC

Isotypes: Blanchet 3522 at BM, BM (isotype?), F, G, GH, MG, P

Syntypes: None specified

Protologue

Foliis elongato-ellipticis acuminatis basi longe in petiolum angustatis membranaceis, spiculis petiolo brevioribus, sepalis 6-5 anguste lanceolatis integris; Glaberrimum, etiam in novellis;

Petioli 4-5 lin. longi; Limbi 4-6 poll. longi, 10-16 lin. lati, non proprie oblongi propter margines non parallelos, acumine obtusiusculo vel acuto;
Spiculae 1-12 in eadem axilla, ex specimine 2-4 lin. longae, verisimiliter interdum longiores; Bractea concava, obtusissimia;
Sepala anteriora quam bractea sublongiora; Discus mediocris, obscure lobatus;
Ovarium pilosum, in pluribus floribus fertile videtur, sed junius; Ex foliis primo adspectu L. angustum, sed spiculis brevioribus et praesertim bractea integra, bracteolis angustioribus sepalisque diversissimum (v.s.).

Original document

Distribution

Bahia and Moritiba, Brazil


Habitat

Lowland forest

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