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Lozania S. Mutis ex Caldas

Monandrodendron Mansf., ≡ Lacistemopsis Kuhlm., ≡ Lozanis Schultes

LSID urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:4e50b66e-52c2-102c-b3cd-957176fb88b9:ac2009

Mutis S (1810) Semanario del nuevo Reyno de Granada

Protologue

Calyx monophyllus, basi subventricosus, limbo 4-partitus laciniis ovato-acutis patentibus, persistens;
Corolla o. Nectarium receptaculaceum 4-angulare, fundum calycis occupans;
Filamentum unicum, parvum, oblique sub germine insertum, a basi ad apicem sensim attentiatum. Anthera didyma, ovata;
Germen ovatum. Stigmata tria, parva, simplicia, subcapitata, capitulo colorato;
Capsula ovata, apice acuminata, trigona, unilocularis, trivalvis. Semina sex (tria frequenter abortiva) germinata, angulosa, fundo capsulae inserta.

Name derivation

This genus was named after Jorge Tadeo Lozano, zoologist and leading member of the Botanical Expedition to New Granada in 1806. Universidad de Bogota: Jorge Tadeo Lozano founded in 1954 was named in his honour.

Additional information

Biography 1, Biography 2 and in Glick T F (1991) Science and Independence in Latin America (with special reference to New Granada), The Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. 71(2): 307-334 available at JSTOR for those with a user password


Full morphological description

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Distribution

Lozania distribution map. (Last update: 27 July 2009)

Habitat

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Ecology

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