Depressed pollination of Lapageria
rosea Ruiz et Pav.
Lapageria (Philesiaceae) adds further dimensions to this pattern.
8a-d) of Lapageria (Philesiaceae), and the lack of vessels in stems of the palm Phytelephas (Klotz, 1977), and the apparent lack of vessels throughout the plant in most Taceaceae (see original data above).
Con respecto a la vegetacion esta resulta ser escasa, encontrandose una arbustiva, quila, una trepadora Lapageria
rosea Ruiz et Pavon (copihue) y una arborea, maqui.
One also finds copihue (Lapageria
rosea), a vine native to Chile, with large deep red flowers and edible berries.
I would love to get hold of some, especially lapageria
More dramatic is the Chilean bellflower (Lapageria
rosea) which does well in a warm, but shaded spot.
rosea from Chile, an evergreen climber, whose handsome leaves look rather like a camellia.
villosa (HK 1973-1989), Lapageria rosea (HK 1989-895), Maranta-chloe purpurea (HK 062-76-00432), Narthecium ossifragum (Furness & Rudall 1), Smilax hispida (HK 316-1969-9240 BARR), Tacca leontopetaloides (HK 021-86-00329 BASL), Tradescantia ohiensis (HK 1983-426 GIBB).
Orbicules (or Ubisch bodies), which are composed of sporopollenin, were found in Tricyrtis, Lanaria, Cyanastrum, and Dianella [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 56 OMITTED], and possibly Lapageria [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 39-41 OMITTED].
The Chilean Bell Flower, Lapageria
rosea, is a climber with glossy dark green leaves.
The female gametophytes of Lapageria
rosea and Philesia magellanica.