Burmannia foliosa Gleason
  • Gleason, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 58: 343 (1931)


This taxon is accepted by WCS higher taxonomy

General Description

Small herb; leaves all alternate, 1-12 cm long; flowers purple to blue.

Habitat

Open rocky sites on tepui slopes and summits, montane streamsides, 500-2600 m

Distribution

Bolivar (Rio Caroni at mouth of Rio Ukara), Amazonas (Cerro Duida, Cerro Marahuaka). Endemic.

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Northern South America Venezuela

  Bibliography

  • 1 Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 2 Govaerts, R., Wilkin, P. & Saunders, R.M.K. (2007). World Checklist of Dioscoreales. Yams and their allies: 1-65. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 3 Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. Continental Publishing, Deurne.
  • 4 Maas, P.J.M. & Maas-Van de Kamer, H. Burmanniaceae. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Portland and St. Louis 3, 678-688 (1997).

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WCS higher taxonomy
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