Alsobia chiapensis (USBRG 1994-005)

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  • Previous Name: Alsobia sp. 'Chiapas'
  • Photographer: Leslie Brothers, copyright Smithsonian Institution
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution greenhouses

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Originally distributed as Alsobia sp. ‘Chiapas’, the species has been formally named A. chiapensis. It has been crossed with A. punctata, but that seedling, but is not presently in cultivation. Unlike other species in the genus, A. chiapensis is not normally stoloniferous.