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Lacistema leptostachyum Chodat & Chirtoiu

Chirtoiu M (1918) Observations sur les Lacistema et la situation systematique de ce genre in Bulletin de la Societe Botanique de Geneve, H. Georg & Co., Bale & Lyon, 2me serie, Volume X(7): 343-4


Types:

Holotype: Lhotsky anno 1832 at G-DC

Isotypes: None specified

Syntypes: None specified

Nomenclature problem

Although the protologue states the epithet as "leptosachyum" this is a typograpical error, see Article 60 of the ICBN. The correct spelling should be "leptostachyum".

Protologue

Frutex ramis virgatis glabris, lucidis;
Folia glabra subcoriacea oblonga, 120/32, 85/25, 100/25, 95/29, 80/12 mm. vel minora, fere usque ad basin remote serrula, dentibus minutis 4 mm. distantibus, petiolo 4 mm. lg.;
Amenti 18-22 mm. longi, 1,5 mm crassi, inde graciles et radiantes;
Sepala 4 lanceolata disco duplo longiora quam bracteolae filiformes vix longiora; discus cupuliformis basin ovarii amplectans;
Ovario glabro ellipsoideo sensim in stylum desinente, stigmatibus tribus inaequalibus postico 1/3 breviore, acutissimis suberectis;
Stamen multo superantibus; filamentum staminis breve connectivo longiore brachiato angulo late aperto ramis patentibus vel horizontalibus, antheris longioribus;

Affinis Lacistema serrulata Mart. a quo differt foliis multo longioribus, amentis 7-10 mm. longis, fere 2 mm. crassis, stigmatibus erectis haud patulis

Original document, figure 17

Distribution

Praia grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Habitat

Not specified

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