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Monographia Aquifoliacearum - Loizeau Pierre-André & Gabrielle Barriera


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Aquifoliaceae of Neotropics

Loizeau P.-A. & G. Barriera


Ilex hypopsile Loes.

Habit, vegetative morphology.— Evergreen. Current year's branchlets pubescent. Branchlets older than one year smooth or furrowed, greyish to brownish, pubescent (poils courts), dense short trichomes. Lenticels on current year's branchlets present. Internodes 1–1.5 cm. Stipules caducous, linear-triangular, 0.5–0.8 mm. Petiole pubescent, rough or grooved surface, 5–7 mm. Lamina elliptic, oblong (1:2), 3.5–5.5 X, 2–3 cm, coriaceous, glabrous abaxially. Base obtuse. Apex rounded to obtuse, mucronate. Apex retuse or rounded. Margin revolute, entire (irrégulière). Midbrid adaxially raised, pubescent on proximal half. Midbrid abaxially raised, pubescent on proximal half. Secondary veins abaxially evident, 5–6 pairs. Tertiary veins abaxially evident. Ponctuation abaxiallly absent.

Inflorescences.— Thyrse, proliferating.

Male flowers.— Thyrses axes solitary and axillary. Thyrses axes 2–9 cm. Cymes of order 2(–3). Peduncles pubescent. Peduncles of order 1 8–12 mm. Pherophylls of order 1 at 7–8 tenth from the base. Peduncles of order 2 2–3 mm. Pherophylls of order 2 at 1–4 tenth from the base. Peduncles of order 3 0.5 mm. Pherophylls of order 3 at 0–1 tenth from the base. Bracts deltoids, pubescent, 0.5–1 mm, margin entire. Pherophylls of order 1 opposite, linear-triangular, pubescent, 0.5 mm, margin entire. Male flowers 4 -merous. Calyx glabrous, 1.5 mm in diam., margin entire. Corolla 3 mm, petals connate on, petals 10 % of their length. Apex margin ciliate. Stamens at the anthesis shorter than corolla. Rudimentary ovary pyramidal, glabrous.

Distribution, ecology.— South America, Brazil.

Illustrations.— • Analyse manuscrite de S. Andrews Glaziou 20827 K m (IT). • Planche Glaziou 20827 K m (IT). • Inflorescence Glaziou 20827 K m (IT). • Etiquette Glaziou 20827 K m (IT). • Planche Glaziou 20827 BR m (IT). • Rameau Glaziou 20827 BR m (IT). • Inflorescence Glaziou 20827 BR m (IT).


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