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Monographia Aquifoliacearum - Loizeau Pierre-André & Gabrielle Barriera


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Aquifoliaceae of Neotropics

Loizeau P.-A. & G. Barriera


Ilex marginata Edwin

Habit, vegetative morphology.— Tree or shrub, evergreen, 2–7 m tall. Current year's branchlets glabrous. Branchlets older than one year smooth or furrowed, greyish or reddish, glabrous. Lenticels on current year's branchlets absent or hardly visible. Internodes 0–1 cm. Stipules caducous, linear-triangular, 1–1.5 mm. Petiole glabrous, rough or grooved surface, 6–8 mm. Lamina elliptic, oblong (1:2), 6–10 X, 3–4.5 cm, coriaceous, glabrous abaxially. Base obtuse. Apex rounded, mucronate. Apex emarginate or rounded. Margin revolute or rolled up (presque enroulée à l'état sec), entire. Midbrid adaxially impressed, glabrous. Midbrid abaxially raised, glabrous. Secondary veins abaxially obscure, 7–9 pairs. Tertiary veins abaxially obscure. Ponctuation abaxiallly absent.

Inflorescences.— Thyrse, proliferating.

Female flowers.— Cymes of order 1. Peduncles glabrous. Peduncles of order 1 12–14 mm. Pherophylls of order 1 at 5–6 tenth of the base. Pherophylls of order 1 opposite, deltoids, glabrous, 1 mm, margin entire. Female flowers 6 -merous. Calyx glabrous, margin entire, 5–6 mm in diam.

Fruits.— Fruit spherical, 8 mm in diam., 9 mm.

Distribution, ecology.— South America, Venezuela, 2150 m.

Flowering.— October to November (fruit vert en février?).

Illustrations.— • Dessin in Berry & al. (1995). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. • Planche Steyermark 74993 ? K=WIS (IT). • Planche Huber & al. 8780 K f. • Infrutescence Huber & al. 8780 K f. • Planche Steyermark 866 MO (PT). • Etiquette Steyermark 866 MO (PT). • Feuilles Steyermark 866 MO (PT). • Planche Steyermark 74993 MO (IT). • Etiquette Steyermark 74993 MO (IT). • Rameau Steyermark 74993 MO (IT). • Planche Steyermark 74993 NY.


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).