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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to NW. Argentina.

[KBu]

Eriksson, R. (2007). A Synopsis of Basellaceae. Kew Bulletin, 62(2), 297-320. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20443356

Distribution
Occurs in Bolivia and northern Argentina.
Ecology
Has been collected in montane areas.
Morphology General Habit
Twining vine
Morphology Leaves
Leaf blades 2 - 7 x 1 - 6 cm, somewhat ovate to elliptic, at base attenuate to rounded, at apex ± acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers bisexual-Sepals 1.5 - 2.5 x 1.5 - 2 mm, slightly shorter than petals, patent, broadly elliptic, at anthesis whitish, in fruit brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers pale, probably whitish yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2.5 - 3 x 1 - 1.5 mm, uniform, ± patent at anthesis and ± erect in fruit, elliptic to somewhat obovate, at anthesis whitish, in fruit brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 1, undivided
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 1.5 - 2 mm long, slender
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit completely surrounded or loosely enclosed by persistent, ± erect petals.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 3- 17 cm long, usually much branched, rarely unbranched, with rather slender axis
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles persistent, triangular, free
Morphology Stem
Stem glabrous, not producing tubers
Note
Anredera krapovickasii has comparatively small and distinctly pedicellate flowers in richly branched inflorescences. Furthermore, the style is undivided and the perianth becomes brown after anthesis, the sepals being patent and the petals loosely enclosing the fruit. The relationships to other Anredera species remain to be solved.
Type
Argentina, Salta, Salta -Jujuy road, km 28, 31 Jan. 1947, O'Donell 4723 (holotype LIL; isotypes S!, UPS!).

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia

Anredera krapovickasii (Villa) Sperling appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Phytologia 79: 3 (1995 publ. 1996)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Literature

Kew Bulletin

  • Sperling, C. R. (1995). New species and new combinations in AnrederaJuss. (Basellaceae). Phytologia 79: 1-4.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Eriksson, R. (2007). A synopsis of Basellaceae Kew Bulletin 62: 297-320.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Bulletin
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0