Aylostera rubiginosa description


The original description of Rebutia (Aylostera) rubiginosa was published in Taxon 12:1 (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 rubiginosa (subg. Aylostera) Ritter, sp. nova, a R. tuberosa Ritter (cf. speciem praecedentem 1) recedit: corpore applanato, parce proliferante; areolis brunneis; spinis rubiginosis, 3-6 mm longis, radialibus 12, centralibus 4; flore 3 cm longo; ovario setis rubiginosis obsito; tubo florali 4-5 mm longo, tepalis 17-18 mm longis, 3-4 mm latis; staminibus 4-6 mm longis, coccineis.

Habitat: Below Challamarca, South Cinti province, Chuquisaca, Bolivia, 2800m. Collected as FR767.