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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)
Species Hypoxis HUMILIS HBK.
PlaceOfPublication Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1:286. 1816
Reference Brackett, loc. cit. 144. 1923.
Synonym Niobea pratensis Willd. ex Schult. f. Syst. Bot. 7:762. 1830.
Description Small scapose herbs; corm globose to sub- cylindric, 5-11 cm. thick, surrounded by the bristle-like fibers of disintegrated leaves; leaves linear, 0.8-2.8 cm. broad, 6-3 5 cm. long, rather densely pilose; peduncles 1- to 2-flowered, 1-18 cm. long, slender, pilose; perianth segments nar- rowly elliptic, 3-5 mm. long; capsules subglobose, 3-6 mm. long.
Distribution Mexico to Argentina, in llanos at fairly high elevations.
Specimen CHIRIQUI: Llanos del Volcain de Chiriqui, Allen 997.
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