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Epilobium glabellum

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Type
  • Scientific Name
    Epilobium glabellum G.Forst.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, South Island, Westland, Otira Glacier
  • Field Collection Date
    25 Jan 1898
  • Field Collection Notes
    ISOLECTOTYPE of Epilobium rubro-marginatum Cockayne, cited Raven & Raven (1976) p222. Lectotype is WELT 40999. Original det.: "Epilobium rubro-marginatum L.C - M.S.S. sp. nov?" Det. by TFC: "Epilobium rubro-marginatum Cockayne".
    "Growing on stony debris at foot of precipices of Otira Glacier.
    Stems woody, creeping and very long. Leaves with conspicuous red margin; surface turned toward incident light. Sepals obtuse, two thirds length of petals. Whole plant almost glabrous. Seed papillose. Papillae numerous,small. Capsule very short, but lengthening somewhat and may be seen from remains of former year's persistent fruit." on original label.
    Herbarium L Cockayne 3641.
    Herbarium T F Cheeseman
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -42.91667, 171.58333 (Inf.)
    171.58333, 171.58333 (Inf.)

  • Last Update
    21 Nov 2016

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