Alchemilla wichurae

(Buser) Stefánsson

Fl. Íslands,135. 1901

Synonyms: A. vulgaris wichurae
Basionyms: Alchemilla connivens
Found in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 305. Mentioned on page 303, 304, 306.
Plants medium-sized, often purple on stems, petioles, and margins of leaves and stem leaves, usually thin and delicate, 20–30 cm. Stems sparsely appressed-hairy throughout or glabrous in distal 1/2. Leaves: stipules translucent, colorless, usually flushed pale wine red proximally, apex pale green, sometimes with pale wine red margins and veins; blade reniform-orbiculate, 7–9-lobed, margins flat, basal sinuses narrow or closed, middle lobes as long as and rounded to longer than their half-widths; incisions long or short, 2–5 mm; teeth usually connivent, symmetric to slightly asymmetric, apex acute, abaxial surface with nerves hairy throughout or in distal 1/2 only, internerve regions usually glabrous (except sometimes on 2 basal lobes), adaxial glabrous or slightly hairy at margin. Inflorescences: primary branches glabrous. Pedicels glabrous. Flowers: epicalyx bractlet lengths 0.5 times to almost equal to sepals (always narrower); hypanthium glabrous. Achenes not exserted.

Phenology: Flowering Jul.
Habitat: Moist herb slopes
Elevation: 0–100 m


Greenland, Europe.


In the flora area, Alchemilla wichurae is restricted to a small area on the southeast coast of Greenland, mostly (or all) in Angmagssalik district.



Facts about "Alchemilla wichurae"
AuthorJohn McNeill +, Martin Dubé + and Peter Frost-Olsen +
BasionymAlchemilla connivens +
Elevation0–100 m +
HabitatMoist herb slopes +
IllustratorMarjorie C. Leggitt +
PhenologyFlowering Jul. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymA. vulgaris wichurae +
Taxon nameAlchemilla wichurae +
Taxon parentAlchemilla +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 9 +