Alchemilla wichurae

(Buser) Stefánsson

Fl. Íslands, 135. 1901.

Basionym: Alchemilla connivens Buser [unranked] wichurae Buser Bull. Herb. Boissier 2: 110. 1894
Synonyms: A. vulgaris var. wichurae (Buser) B. Boivin
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 305. Mentioned on page 303, 304, 306.

Plants medium-sized, often purple on stems, petioles, and margins of leaves and stem-leaves, usually thin and delicate, 20–30 cm. Stems sparsely appressed-hairy throughout or glabrous in distal 1/2. Leaves: stipules translucent, colorless, usually flushed pale wine red proximally, apex pale green, sometimes with pale wine red margins and veins; blade reniform-orbiculate, 7–9-lobed, margins flat, basal sinuses narrow or closed, middle lobes as long as and rounded to longer than their half-widths; incisions long or short, 2–5 mm; teeth usually connivent, symmetric to slightly asymmetric, apex acute, abaxial surface with nerves hairy throughout or in distal 1/2 only, internerve regions usually glabrous (except sometimes on 2 basal lobes), adaxial glabrous or slightly hairy at margin. Inflorescences: primary branches glabrous. Pedicels glabrous. Flowers: epicalyx bractlet lengths 0.5 times to almost equal to sepals (always narrower); hypanthium glabrous. Achenes not exserted.


Phenology: Flowering Jul.
Habitat: Moist herb slopes
Elevation: 0–100 m

Discussion

In the flora area, Alchemilla wichurae is restricted to a small area on the southeast coast of Greenland, mostly (or all) in Angmagssalik district.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"timestoalmostequaltosepals" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Alchemilla wichurae"
not exserted +
pale green +
John McNeill +, Martin Dubé +  and Peter Frost-Olsen +
(Buser) Stefánsson +
compound +  and simple +
Alchemilla connivens +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
7-9-lobed +  and reniform-orbiculate +
1.5cm +  and 15cm +
free +  and distinct +
much-branched +
Greenland +  and Europe +
not +  and aggregated +
0–100 m +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
Moist herb slopes +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
opposite +  and alternate +
not persistent +
shallow +
red +  and pale wine +
crenate to dentate +, undulate +, flat +, dentate +  and lobed +
longer than their half-widths +
in distal 1/2 +  and hairy +
inferior +  and superior +
clustered +, biseriate +  and superposed +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
5 +  and 4 +
lobed +, toothed +, semiorbiculate +  and ovate +
Flowering Jul. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
Fl. Íslands, +
hairy +  and glabrous +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +, spreading +, reflexed +  and usually erect +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
decumbent +  and ascending or erect +
1 +  and 6 +
palmate +  and pinnate +
flushed pale wine red +  and colorless +
persistent +
distinct +
not elongate +
sericeous +, glabrous +  and pubescent +
A. vulgaris var. wichurae +
Alchemilla wichurae +
Alchemilla +
species +
symmetric to slightly +
inconspicuous +
flat +  and conic or turbinate +
enlarged +