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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ecuador to Central Peru.

[KBu]

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

Distribution
From southern Ecuador to central Peru.
Ecology
Occurs in open and dry areas at rather high altitudes
Morphology General Habit
Twining vine
Morphology Leaves
Leaf blades 3.5 - 7.5 x 2 - 9 cm, ± cordate, at base ± cordate, at apex acute to acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers bisexual-Sepals 2 - 3 x 1.5 - 2 mm, ± equalling outer 2 petals in length, equalling or sometimes longer than inner 3 petals, patent, ± ovate, at anthesis white to cream-coloured, in fruit brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers pale
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2 - 3 x 1.5 - 2.5 mm, outer 2 patent and inner 3 ± erect, all equally thick and coloured, elliptic to obovate, at anthesis white to cream-coloured, in fruit brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 1, undivided
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 0.5 - 1 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit rather loosely enclosed by persistent, ± erect, inner 3 petals.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 2 - 20 cm long, often much and densely branched, or sometimes unbranched to little branched, often with rather stout axis and densely arranged flowers
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles persistent, broadly triangular to very broadly ovate, free
Morphology Stem
Stem glabrous, not producing tubers
Note
This species is closely related to Anredera tucumanensis, both having flowers where the sepals and outer two petals are patent, and the inner three petals are erect. Anredera densiflora differs from A. tucumanensis by, e.g. its cordate leaf blades and densely flowered inflorescences.
Type
Peru, Lima, San Buenaventura, 2700 - 2800 m, 17 June 1925, Pennell 14508 (holotype F!; isotypes GH, NY.).

Native to:

Ecuador, Peru

Anredera densiflora Sperling appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Phytologia 79: 2 (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