Atamisquea Miers ex Hook. & Arn.
  • Bot. Misc. 3(8): 142. 1833. (1 Mar 1833)
  • [For Atamisco region of Chile]

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Atamisquea Miers ex Hook. & Arn. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 23 Sep 2020'

General Information

Shrubs or trees, deciduous; pubescent with tufted, stellate, stellulate, or multicellular, unbranched hairs, or echinoid lepidote-peltate scales. Stems spreading (bluntly thorn-tipped) . Leaves: alternate; petiole relatively short; nectaries absent; blade narrowly oblong to linear-oblong, margins entire. Inflorescences terminal or axillary from distal blades, racemes or solitary flowers (subtended by leaf blades). Flowers: sepals equal or 2 unequal pairs, each often subtending a nectary; stamens ca. 6; filaments inserted on discoid or conical receptacle (androgynophore); anthers ellipsoid; gynophore slender, elongating in fruit. Capsules or berries, usually dehiscent, ovoid, ± fleshy. Seeds 1(2 or 3), globose to reniform, usually not arillate. x = 8.

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    Other Local Names

    [For Atamisco region of Chile]

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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