Jaltomata lezamae S. Leiva G. & Mione
Peru
 revised 16 Apr 2014
Link to Jaltomata homepage The information on this page may be cited as a communication with
professor Thomas Mione, Central Connecticut State University, Biology Department, Copernicus Hall, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050-4010 USA, and
Segundo Leiva G., Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego, Av. América Sur 3145, Casilla postal 1075, Trujillo, Peru
Arnaldoa 6(1): 65-74. 1999.
Link to the Jaltomata of Cajamarca, Peru
Link to the Jaltomata of La Libertad, Peru
Link to the Jaltomata of northern Peru

Top Row: Mione, Leiva G. & Yacher 661 = Leiva G., Mione and Yacher 2361

 

 

 

 

 

Left: Thomas Mione collecting. Mione, Leiva G. and Yacher 655

 

 

 

Character Description Figures on this page Notes
Habit & Height
Shrub    
Branches, young
     
older
     
Leaves, size      
shape      
hairs      
petiole      
Inflorescence
     
peduncle
     
pedicel
     
Calyx at flowering      
at fruit maturity      
Corolla color
white    
shape and size
crateriform or crateriform-infundibular, 12-13 mm diameter in protologue    
lobes/lobules
10-lobed (lobes and lobules alternating)    
hairs
     
no    
Corona
no    
Stamen length including anther
     
length stamens exserted beyond distal end of corolla (applicable if corolla is tubular or campanulate)      
position of stamens: a) before anthers dehisce, b) after anthers dehisce      
base expanded laterally? yes   dissecting scope, Mione et al. 829
filaments      
anther color      
anther size      
anther mucronate/mucronulate      
insertion of filament into anther      
anthers of a flower open simultaneously? no   field notes, Mione et al. 661
pollen quantity per flower 121,250   n = 1 flower, Mione et al. 829, count by Emmett P. Varricchio
pollen grain size mean 28.13 micrometers,
range 24.69 - 31.85 micrometers
  n = 25; plant grown in Connecticut, USA; anthers were preserved in 70% ethanol and then pollen sat in cotton blue for 30 min before being measured
Stigma
     
Style
     
Ovary
     
Ovules per ovary
168   n = 1 flower, Mione et al. 829, count by T. M.
Nectar      
Herkogamy      
Protogyny      
Fruit color (at maturity) and size
green, 17 x 10 mm    
Seeds per fruit
containing 248 seeds   Mione et al. 661
Seed Size
1.17 - 1.35 long X 0.9 - 1.11 wide X 0.42 - 0.45 thick   field-collected seed Dillon 6484
Chromosome number
     
Growability in Connecticut, USA
     
How long does it take from flower to ripe fruit?
     
Self-Compatible?
     
Seed Germination
     
Ratio of Pollen to ovules
722   n = 1 flower, Mione et al. 829
Character Description of Jaltomata lezamae Figures on this web page  

 

 

 

Geographic and Altitudinal Distribution: Peru, almost all specimens from Department Cajamarca, elevation 2000 - 2709 m, flowering in Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun and Dec.

Department Province Locality elevation habitat date collector Data Entry
Cajamarca San Pablo Alrededores de San Pablo 2400 ladera 18 Jun 1994 A. Sagastegui A., S. Leiva G. & P. Lezama 15370 (F, HAO, US) Jan 07
Cajamarca San Pablo Alrededores de San Pablo 2370 ladera 14 Apr 1995 A. Sagastegui A., S. Leiva G., P. Lezama & R. Veneros 15607 (F) Jan 07
Cajamarca San Pablo Al sur de San Pablo 2300 entre peñascos 28 May 1995 S. Leiva G. 1732 (HAO) Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá Andaloy (San Benito-Yetón) data suspected of being eronious ladera 28 Mar 1985 A. Sagastegui A. & S. Leiva G. 12546 (NY) Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá within sight of Contumazá 2709 among rocks at roadside 17 June 1999 T. Mione, S. Leiva G. & L. Yacher 661 (K) ; S. Leiva G., T. Mione & L. Yacher 2361 Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá alredores de Contumazá 2700 entre rocas 26 Mar 1997 A. Sagastegui A., S. Leiva G. & V. Quipuscoa 16035 (F HAO) Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá Entrada al Bosque Cachil 2500 entre rocas 13 Dec 1993 A. Sagastegui A., S. Leiva G. & P. Lezama 15120 (HAO) Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá Entrada al Bosque Cachil 2500 ladera rocosa 14 May 1994 A. Sagastegui A., S. Leiva G. & P. Lezama 15262 (F HAO) Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá Entrada al Bosque Cachil 2500 ladera peñazcosa 16 Feb 1995 TYPE SPECIMEN.
A. Sagastegui A. & S. Leiva G. 15524 (F HAO US)
Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá entrance to Bosque Cachil 2400 no data 17 May 1993 M. O. Dillon, A. Sagástegui A., S. Leiva G., P. Lezama & P. Chuno 6484 (F HAO); grown as Mione 581 Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá entrance to Bosque Cachil 2439 among rocks 16 Jun 1999 T. Mione, S. Leiva G. & L. Yacher 655 (K) ; S. Leiva G., T. Mione & L. Yacher 2355 Jan 07
Cajamarca Contumazá Bosque Cachil, 7 24 03 S, 78 46 44 W 2400 fragment of montane forest 17 May 1993 M. O. Dillon, A. Sagástegui A., S. Leiva G., P. Lezama & P. Chuno 6505 and/or 6508 (F); grown as Mione 582 Jan 07
La Libertad

Otuzco

parked at 7 42 41.7, 78 26 37.8 and walked about 10 min toward Huaranchal 2000 roadside on rocks 22 May 2008 T. Mione, S. Leiva G. & L. Yacher 794, photo only (Mione did not press a specimen, S. Leiva made a pressed specimen and gave it one of his numbers, HAO) Jul 08

A large, quality photograph of this species appears in Sagástegui Alva et al. (2003, page 227).