Aylostera albiflora description


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The original description of Rebutia (Aylostera) albiflora was published in Taxon (1963) p. 29, the journal of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy, IAPT by Friedrich Ritter.

Here is an excerpt of the main points, but you should look up the original description for more details. Translated from the German.

Rebutia albiflora (subg. Aylostera) Ritter & Buining, sp. nova, a R. albipilosa Ritter (cf. speciem praecedentem 3) recedit: corpore globoso, valde proliferante, 18-25 mm diam.; costis in tubercula valde distincta solutis; areolis remotis, 0,5 mm longis, 0,25 mm diam.; subluteolis, spinis rectis, 3-5 mm longis, radialibus +/- 15, centralibus 5, basi subbrunneis; floribus +/- 25 mm diam.; tubo florali proceriore, setis albis obsito; petalis 10-12 mm longis, 3-5 mm latis, acuminates, albis, linea mediana rosea; staminibus biseriatis; stylo 20 mm longo; fructu et siminibus multo minoribus.

Habitat: In a gorge of the Rio Playa, northeast of Tarija, Bolivia. Collected as FR766a.