Huernia concinna

Huernia concinna

Huernia concinna N. E. Br. in Fl. Trop. Afr., 4 (1): 497 (1903).

Basionim:

Huernia concinna

N. E. Br. in Fl. Trop. Afr., 4 (1): 497 (1903).

Synonim:

Huernia macrocarpa subsp. concinna

 (N. E. Brown) M. G. Gilbert in Cact. Succ. J. (U. S.) 47 (1): 10

Etymology: concinnus (lat.) - pretty, elegant

Distribution: Somalia (Somaliland).

History: Plant was collected in 1896 in Somaliland by Mrs. Lort-Phillips and Sir Edmond Loder and sent to the Cambridge Botanical Garden. Plant flowered in botanical garden in 1900. It was described from a living plant in 1903 by N. E. Brown as Huernia concinna.

Huernia concinna

The illustration of Huernia concinna
1 - portion of inner surface of corolla; 2 - corona; 3 - corona with the inner lobes removed; 4 & 5 - pollinia
Curtis's Botanical Magazine. v. 129 [ser. 3: v. 59], t. 7905 (1903)
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