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AuthorsD.B. Montesinos-Tubée, A. Pauca, I. Revilla
TitleTigridia arequipensis (Iridaceae: Tigridieae), a new species from South Peru
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
KeywordsArequipa; Iridaceae; new species; South Peru; Tigridia
AbstractTigridia arequipensis (Iridaceae: Tigridieae) is a new species found in the province of Arequipa (department
of Arequipa), South Peru. It is unique by its white to pale white (or pale lilac) flowers, outer tepals with purplish
maroon and dark yellow spots and stripes, and inner tepals with pale purplish and bluish spots and stripes. Tigridia
arequipensis is morphologically similar to T. raimondii and T. philippiana, it differs by having longer basal leaves,
narrower and larger bracts, and outer tepals ovate and longer fruits.
Document typearticle
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