Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons

This guide, inclusive of six volumes, covers over 9000 taxa of succulents (excluding cacti), that have the power to shop water of their stems, leaves, or underground organs. as well as the volumes on Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons, separate volumes are dedicated to these households with predominantly succulent individuals, which express a particularly nice range, particularly Aizoaceae, Asclepiadaceae and Crassulaceae. Following an alphabetical directory of households, genera and species, special descriptions are given, together with the taxonomy with synonyms, information at the distribution and ecology, references, and keys to genera, species or subspecies. Over 2000 awesome color photos whole this stock of succulent crops.

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Inval. , paintings. 29. 1). [3al] crops huge (for Subgen. Manfreda), reproducing vegetatively by way of buds from the Ax of the L of the mum or dad Ros or by means of buds from the rhizome, rhizome globose; R fleshy; L spreading, ovate-Ianceolate, channelled and undulate or flat, long-attenuate sixty four J. Thiede in the direction of the end, tip acute with a medium-sized aspect, succulent, brittle, (14-) 25 - 39 x 2. 2 - four. eight cm, gentle eco-friendly, noticed, glaucous other than over the spots, spots darker eco-friendly or brown, huge, around to elliptic, often confluent, margins with a cartilaginous band, minutely denticulate, the teeth of numerous sizes, irregularly spaced, usually retrorse; continues to be of L bases membranous, no longer setting apart into fibres; Inf 2. four - 2. 6 m, 'spicate', flowering half dense, 28 - 39. five cm, with 27 - forty six (-81) FI; FI sessile, approximately erect; Ovellipsoid, (10-) 12 - 20 mm; Tep glaucous-green at the outer face, golden-green at the internal face, tube widely campanulately funnel-shaped, (7-) nine 15 (-22) mm, lobes revolute, rectangular, (7-) 10 - 21 mm; Sty directly, exserted for forty four - sixty six (-95) mm; Sti clavate-capitate, trigonous; Fr rectangular, 2. three - three. 1 x 1. 6 - 1. nine cm; Se five or six x five mm. based on the protologue (Verhoek-Williams 1978) heavily on the topic of A. variegata, yet various via its greater measurement, spreading and in basic terms shallowly channelled glaucous leaves noticed with huge brown markings. A. singuliflora (S. Watson) A. Berger (Agaven, 31, 1915). T [lecto]: Mexico, Chihuahua (Pringle 1142 [GH, US]). - D: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas); cool slopes within the pine-oak woodland zone, 1675 - 2590 m, plant life overdue June to early October. =: Bravoa singuliflora S. Watson (1887) =: Manfreda singuliflora (S. Watson) Rose (1903) =: Polianthes singulifiora (S. Watson) Shinners (1966). [3a2? ] crops medium-sized (for Subgen. Manfreda); R fleshy; rhizome small, 1. 7 x 1. 2 cm; L 2 - eight (-14), sprawling, linear-Ianceolate, channelled, semisucculent, tip acute, with a medium-sized aspect, 17 - 34 x zero. four - 1. three (-1. five) cm, glaucous, sometimes red-speckled on the base, margins bordered through a slender hyaline band; continues to be of the L bases four - eight cm; Inf forty five - 116 cm, 'spicate', flowering half open, five. 228 (-46) cm, with five - 18 (-26) often sessile horizontal Fl (lower or hardly all Fl pedicellate); Ov approximately erect, at a slender attitude to the Infaxis, ellipsoid, four - 10 mm; Tep eco-friendly or eco-friendly with a brownmaroon streak at the decrease components, tube narrowly funnel-shaped, arched in order that the mouth faces downwards, 15 - 23 (-27) mm, lobes rectangular, revolute, 7 - 12 (-18) mm; Sty exceeding the tube for five 12 (-15) mm, white; Sti clavate, deeply fissured; Fr globose to rectangular, 1. five - 2. three x 1. three - 1. 7 cm; Se four x 3mm. Differing from all different contributors within the Manfreda staff via the extraordinary curvature of the perianth (Verhoek-Williams 1975: 263). A. sisalana Perrine (Trop. PI. , eight, nine, sixteen, forty seven, 60, 86, 1838). T [neo]: Mexico, Chiapas (Gentry 16434 [US, DES]). - D: Cultivated in basic terms; approximately around the world in tropical areas. I: Gentry (1982: 621). =: Agave rigida var. sisalana (Perrine) Engelmann (1875); incl.

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