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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Bolivia.

[KBu]

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

Distribution
Known only from a few collections from the high Andes of western Bolivia.
Morphology General Habit
Scandent vine
Morphology Leaves
Leaf blades 1.5 - 4.5 x 1 - 2 cm, obovate to somewhat elliptic, at base attenuate to cuneate, at apex ± obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers bisexual-Sepals 2 - 2.5 x 2 - 2.5 mm, shorter than petals, somewhat patent at anthesis and probably erect in fruit, broadly ovate, at anthesis whitish, in fruit probably ± black
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers pale
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals c. 3 x 1.5 - 2 mm, uniform, somewhat patent at anthesis and probably erect in fruit, slightly obovate to elliptic, at anthesis whitish, in fruit probably ± black
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary reddish; style 1, undivided, widening towards the stigma
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels c. 0.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit probably completely and tightly enclosed by persistent perianth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1 - 5 cm long, unbranched or branched once at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles persistent, triangular to broadly ovate, ± free
Morphology Stem
Stem asperous, especially at nodes, not producing tubers
Note
Anredera aspera is easily recognised by its asperous stem, a unique feature in the genus, and the almost sessile flowers. The flowers, and supposedly fruits, are similar to the ones found in A. brachystachys, A. diffusa, and A. marginata.
Type
Bolivia, La Paz, Larecaja, Sorata, 2530 m, 8 Dec. 1981, Sperling & King 5412 (holotype GH; isotype LPB).

Native to:

Bolivia

Anredera aspera Sperling appears in other Kew resources:

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

Accepted by

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