Cyathea arnecornelii Lehnert (2003: 178)

Lehnert, Marcus, 2011, Species of Cyathea in America related to the western Pacific species C. decurrens, Phytotaxa 26, pp. 39-59 : 47

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Cyathea arnecornelii Lehnert (2003: 178)


11. Cyathea arnecornelii Lehnert (2003: 178) View in CoL . Type:— BOLIVIA. La Paz: Prov. Nor Yungas, Chuspipata a Yolosa, Km 7, 16°17'S, 67°48'W, 2700 m, 1 August 2000, Lehnert 003 (holotype GOET, isotypes LPB, UC) GoogleMaps .

Distribution and habitat: — Peru, Bolivia, open ridge top vegetation, elfin forest and upper montane forests at 2580–3000 m, mostly in full sun.

Remarks: —The scales of Cyathea arnecornelii have grayish margins and are present only scarcely on the upper trunks and petiole bases, giving the whole plant an unkempt, worn look.


Universität Göttingen


Herbario Nacional de Bolivia, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés


Upjohn Culture Collection

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