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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to Peru.
Anredera baselloides (Basellaceae)

[KBu]

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

Distribution
In the Andes of Ecuador and Peru.
Ecology
Known from semi-dry scrub or sometimes more humid forest
Morphology General Habit
Twining vine
Morphology Leaves
Leaf blades 2 - 8.5 x 1 - 5 cm, elliptic, at base rounded to cuneate, at apex acute to shortly acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers bisexual-Sepals 2.5 - 3.5 x 2 - 2.5 mm, usually shorter than petals, rarely equalling them in length, + patent, ovate to elliptic, at anthesis whitish or cream-coloured, in fruit brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers at least sometimes pale reddish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 3 - 4 x 1 - 2 mm, uniform, ± patent at anthesis and ± erect in fruit, elliptic to obovate, at anthesis whitish or cream-coloured, in fruit brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 1, undivided
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 1 - 3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit completely surrounded or loosely enclosed by persistent, ± erect petals.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 4 - 25(- 35) cm long, unbranched or rarely with few (to many) branches, often with rather stout axis
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles persistent, triangular to very broadly ovate or almost circular, usually free
Morphology Stem
Stem glabrous, not producing tubers
Note
Anredera baselloides seems to be a rare species and is recognised by, e.g. its elliptic leaf blades and rather stout racemes with distinctly pedicellate flowers. The perianth becomes brown in fruit, with somewhat patent sepals and erect petals that loosely enclose the fruit. This name has been misapplied for several other species in the genus, one of the original sources being Hooker's illustration of A. cordifolia under the wrong name (Hooker 1837). Boussingaultia weberbaueri conforms well with A. baselloides and is consequently reduced to synonym.
Type
Ecuador, "crescit prope Loxam Quitensium, alt. 1060 hex.", Humboldt & Bonpland 3390 (holotype P Bonpl., microfiche GB!; isotype B, destroyed, photos G!, GH!, NY!; isotype K; fragment L!).

Native to:

Ecuador, Peru

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Anredera baselloides (Kunth) Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hist. Pl. 9: 147 (1888)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Bulletin

  • Baillon, H. (1888). Chenopodiacées, Série des Baselies, Baselleae. Hist. Pl. 9: 145 - 148, 197 - 198.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Bulletin
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

Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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