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Florissantia quilchenensis

Taxonomy
Florissantia quilchenensis was named by Manchester (1992) [Comb. nov. ]. Its type specimen is Holmskioldia quilchenensis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Florissantia quilchenensis Manchester

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genusFlorissantia
RankNameAuthor
speciesquilchenensis

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. R. Manchester 1992Pedicel 0.5-0.7 mm thick, 16-21 mm long. Calyx 19-33 mm diam., gamosepalous, shallowly campanulate, membranaceous, five-paired; calyx incision 17%-33% with lobes varying from well-developed, giving a live-lobed outline, with prominent radiating reticulate venation; narrowed basally, conforming to the androgynophore. Corolla of five free obovate petals ca. 3 mm wide, 3.5 mm long. Petals thick-textured, with prominent subparallel, reticulate venatio; alternate with the calyx lobes. Androgynophore up to 2-3 mm long, thickened into a disk at the base of the ovary. Ovary superior, obovate, rounded to five angle in transverse view, with a single style and five-lobed stigma. Style 8 mm long, exserted beyond the stamens. Androecium consisting of ten stamens on filaments 4-5 mm long. Anthers large, 2-3 mm long, curved. Fruit consisting of the enlarged ovary, persistent calyx, corolla and pedicel. Fruit body longer than wide, with five longitudinal ridges that meet at the apex, circular to pentagonal in transverse view, 3.5-5.0 mm diam, 5.0-6.0 mm high.