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updated: 01/19/11 

Macrocarpaea apparata
-a species named after Harry Potter's adventures    IMAGES
(Gentianaceae: Helieae: Macrocarpaea: Macrocarpaea apparata)

The Apparating Moon-gentian (Macrocarpaea apparata).

This new species was described in 2003, see link
Photos with higher resolution to be used for publications are available courtesy of Jason R. Grant or Lena Struwe (see Address page).

This species has also been featured in the painting 'Understory' by Isabella Kirkland.

Macrocarpaea apparata J. R. Grant & Struwe.

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: J. R. Grant.

 
Macrocarpaea apparata J. R. Grant & Struwe.

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: J. R. Grant.

 

Macrocarpaea apparata J. R. Grant & Struwe.

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: J. R. Grant.

Voucher: J. R. Grant & L. Struwe 4002.

 

Macrocarpaea apparata J. R. Grant & Struwe.

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: J. R. Grant.

Voucher: J. R. Grant & L. Struwe 4002.

 

Lena Struwe holding Macrocarpaea apparata 

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: J. R. Grant.

Voucher: J. R. Grant & L. Struwe 4002.

 

Jason Grant holding Macrocarpaea apparata

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: L. Struwe

Voucher: J. R. Grant & L. Struwe 4002.

 

Wood of Macrocarpaea apparata

(Ecuador: Loja, Parque Nacional Podocarpus), February 2001

Photo: J. R. Grant

Voucher: J. R. Grant & L. Struwe 4002.

Note: Soft pith in center, not hollow.

Drawing by Bobbi Angell; published in Harvard Papers in Botany, 27 June 2003. A: habit. B: flowering branch. C: leaf stalks and branches. D: stem in cross section. E: large leaf. F: young flower. G: opened flower. H: pistil. I: fruit. President and Fellows of Harvard College, 2003 
(if you have problem with the resolution - try to save the file with drawing using the Save As... command, and print from Word or Powerpoint, etc.)


Text:  J. R. Grant & L. Struwe, 2003
All photos and drawings are copyrighted by the photographer, artist, or publisher - if you want to use them for any purpose you need to get permission for each image. Contact the source directly. Gentian Research Network does not give out permission for use of photos posted on this site.
 

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For corrections and additions, contact Lena Struwe at struwe@aesop.rutgers.edu