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Monographia Aquifoliacearum - Loizeau Pierre-André & Gabrielle Barriera


Aquifoliaceae of Neotropics

Loizeau P.-A. & G. Barriera

Ilex cuzcoana in litt. Loes.

Habit, vegetative morphology.— Shrub, evergreen, 2 m tall. Current year's branchlets pubescent. Branchlets older than one year rough, greyish, pubescent, dense short trichomes. Internodes 0.5–2 cm. Stipules linear-triangular, 1 mm. Petiole pubescent, 3–6 mm. Lamina ovate, oblong (1:2), 3.5–6 X, 1.5–2.5 cm, coriaceous, glabrous abaxially. Base cuneate to obtuse. Apex not mucronate. Apex acuminate. Margin revolute, dentate. Midbrid adaxially impressed. Midbrid abaxially raised. Secondary veins 7–10 pairs. Ponctuation abaxiallly present.

Inflorescences.— Solitary dichasium.

Male flowers.— Peduncles pubescent. Peduncles of order 1 3–5 mm. Pherophylls of order 1 at 7–10 tenth from the base. Peduncles of order 2 1.5–2 mm. Bracts deltoids, 1 mm. Male flowers 4 -merous, white. Calyx 2 mm in diam., margin ciliate or dentate. Corolla 3 mm, petals connate on, petals 20 % of their length. Stamens at the anthesis equal to corolla or shorter than corolla. Rudimentary ovary subglobulous or flattened.

Distribution, ecology.— South America, Peru, 2100–2200 m.

Cite this publication as: ‘Loizeau, P.-A. & G. Barriera (2007). Aquifoliaceae néotropicales: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, et Recherche d'Information. Version: 1st march 2007.
Loizeau (1994) et Loizeau & Spichiger (1992) should also be cited (see Bibliography).