Pinguicula calyptrata

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TAXONOMY:

Family : Lentibulariaceae

Genus : Pinguicula

Name : Pinguicula calyptrata

Sub-classification (Casper) : link

Publication : By Humboldt, Bonpland and Kunth in Nov.Gen.Sp.2:183 (1817).

DESCRIPTION : (by H.B.K. in publication)

Perennis. Rhizoma simplex +/- 10 mm longum radicibus adventitiis filiformibus numerosis stoloniferum. Folia 5 - 10 radicalia rosulata integerrima ovato-oblonga rotundato-obtusa basin versus abrupte angustata margine involuta superne glandulis sessilibus dense et glandulis stipitatis modice dense obsita basi utrimque nervi mediani pilis longis subulatis vestita (10) 18 - 26 (35) mm longa (7) 10 - 12 (20) mm lata pallide-virentia. . Hibernaculla nulla. Pedicelli 1 - 4 erecti teretes glandulis stipitatis disperse obsiti (15) 25 - 75 (100) mm alti uniflori. Flores parvi 10 - 15 mm longi (calcari incluso). Calyx bilabiatus extus glandulis stipitatis modice dense obsitus; labium superum usque ad dimidium trilobum lobis ovatis vel subtriangulis; labium inferum obtuse emarginatum vel usque ad 1/3 longitudinis bilobum ovatum 1.5 - 4 mm longum. Corolla bilabiata violacea purpurea pallide-violacea basi caerulea extus glandulis stipitatis disperse obsita; labium superum bilobum lobis obovato-oblongis longioribus quam latis vel raro aeque longis ac latis 2 - 3 mm longis 1 - 1.5 mm latis perspicue emarginatis; labium inferum paulo longius trilobum lobis obovato-oblongis longioribus quam latis 3 - 4.5 mm longis 1.5 - 2 mm latis perspicue emarginatis basi pilis cylindricis singularibus obsitis. Tubus subcylindricus obliquus caeruleus vel albescens intus pilosus parte infero pilis in triabus lineis cylindricis vel subclavatis retro conversis cum palato. Palatum conicum vel vestigium equi simile subemarginatum pilis brevibus cylindricis vel clavatis obsitum. Calcar conicum obtusum caeruleum vel albidum venis caeruleis vel luteo-viride (1) 2 - 3 (3.5) mm longum incurvatum. Stamina 1.5 mm longa; pollen 5 - 6 (7) - colporatum. Ovarium subglobosum glandulis stipitatis disperse obsitum. Stigma bilabiatum labio infero orbiculato. Capsula ovoida +/- 3 mm longa +/- 2 mm lata calycem excedens. Semina scobiformia numerosa ellipsoidea alveolata. 

 

Chromosomata ignota. 

      

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ORIGIN AND HISTORY :

No data.

Localisation / Map: 

 

From Columbia and Ecuador. Not listed as occurring in Peru by Casper (1966: 114). Listed by Taylor (Taylor, P., 1975. Fl. Ecuador, p. 10) as known from Peru but no specimens seen at Kew.

 

If you want to have more locations from Ecuador, follow the link to the Specimen Data Base of the Missouri Botanical Garden

HABITAT:  

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TEMPERATURE and PRECIPITATIONS :

No data 

Introduction in culture :

Some plants have been sent to a botanical garden in Europe in January 2003 but the plants travelled very badly and suffered a lot. It is possible that these plants may not survived. 

CULTURE AND MULTIPLICATION : 

 

No data yet.

 PICTURES: (click to enlarge)

 

Pinguicula calyptrata in habitat.

Photo : 1995-2002 Missouri Botanical Garden, All Rights Reserved

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Cluster of rosette of Pinguicula calyptrata in habitat.

 

Photo : 1995-2002 Missouri Botanical Garden, All Rights Reserved

http://www.mobot.org/

 

Close-up of the flower of Pinguicula calyptrata in habitat. It make me think to some flowers of Pinguicula from USA...but pictures can be source of mistakes (see below)

 

Photo : 1995-2002 Missouri Botanical Garden, All Rights Reserved

http://www.mobot.org/

 

First rosettes of P. calyptrata in culture in Europe in 2003.

 

Photo : Eric Partrat

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First rosettes of P. calyptrata in culture in Europe in 2003.

 

Photo : Eric Partrat

- April 2003 -

Pinguicula calyptrata in habitat. 

Photo : Botanical Garden of Nitra.

 

Pinguicula calyptrata in habitat. 

Photo : Botanical Garden of Nitra.

Pinguicula calyptrata in habitat. Note the closed flower nearer of the flower of Pinguicula antarctica than some flowers of Pinguicula from USA.

Photo : Botanical Garden of Nitra.

Pinguicula calyptrata in culture with the
original vegetation imported from the site in Ecuador habitat. The author of the picture is not the collector, he is only the photographer.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

Pinguicula calyptrata flowering in culture.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

Pinguicula calyptrata flowering in culture.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula antarctica

Photo : Eric Partrat

- June 2002 -

 

Pinguicula calyptrata flowering in culture.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

Upper view of the flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata. Note the hairy palate.

Photo : Ivan Pencak

The flower of Pinguicula calyptrata.

Photo : Ivan Pencak