Old BX Massonia IDs

Massonia info@massonia.com
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 10:19:57 PST
Would it be possible to see the pictures somewhere of the M15 and M16 
plants you are referring to?


On 06-Dec-18 01:43, Roy Herold wrote:
> Thanks to Gottfried Milkuhn, Rimmer deVries, and Paul Cumbleton, we 
> now have some definitive and/or putative IDs for some of the massonias 
> I have sent to the BX over the years
>
> M15 (Vleesbaai) and M16 (Plettenberg Bay): Massonia setulosa
>
> M46: Massonia tenella (not pygmaea)
>
> M52: Well, it's NOT M. pygmaea, that's for sure, and it might be a new 
> species or subspecies. Gottfried's plant is blooming this year, and 
> the flowers are similar to the recently described M. mimetica which 
> grows in a very different habitat. Is anyone else here growing M52 
> from BX290? If so, Gottfried is looking for pollen. Here are some 
> habitat pics for those who are interested:
>
> https://photos.app.goo.gl/GTx6JVCbEDYC1oFY9/
>
> M59: Massonia inaequalis, so named for the differing length of the 
> stamens. Newly published in 2018:
>
> http://massonia.com/documents/inaequalis.pdf
>
> Note that M59 has smooth leaves as opposed to the pustulate leaves 
> described in the literature. This appears to be a regional variant, as 
> M59 was collected ~5km south of the type. Habitat pics:
>
> https://photos.app.goo.gl/AiUGJcYHvrJ4CWbH7/
>
> --Roy
> NW of Boston
> Yep, the ground is frozen
>
>
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