Cryptocoryne nurii Furtado var. nurii

The plants from the Riau archipellago province of Sumatera: Bintan, Lingga and Singkep.

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Bintan island

Sasaki collected C. nurii var. nurii from Bintan, a small island S of Singapore...
coll. I-BISP
photo Sasaki
with a remarkable smooth limb of the spathe.
coll. I-BISP, cult. B932
photo Jacobsen
Nakamoto found a narrow leaved one...
coll. KN001, cult. B1396
with a surprising yellow limb.
coll. KN001, cult. B1396
       
Nakamoto also found this one...
coll. KN002, cult. B1397
... and this one.
coll. KN004, cult. B1399
... also with a smooth limb.
coll. ITP05, cult. B1294
In longitudinal section.
coll. ITP05, cult. B1294


Lingga island

     
Broad leaved plants with limbs in all shades from whitish to orange...
IL-02_B1255
... dark red...
IL-03_B1256
... yellow...
IL-06_B1259
... red
IL-06C_B1342
       
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More in red...
coll. IL-21, cult. B1347
... and orange. All to be found in one stream!
coll. IL-06, cult. B1259
Leaves broad, green to brownish, lower side pale green to red, smooth to bullate.
coll. IL-06, cult. B1259
 


Singkep island

     
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For Singkep the same story as for Lingga.
coll. SNK-3, cult. B1335
The fresh openened spathe still upright.
coll. SNK-3, cult. B1335
   
       

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January 2016