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Publ: An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 36: 51 pl. 1 (1929)

Type: Argentina, Prov. Tucumán, Dept. Trancas, Valles Calchaquíes, Las Arquitas, 2500 m a.s.l., 16 Feb. 1920. Schreiter 1098 [holotype: LIL! (3 sheets), photo in B!, F!, K!, NY!, isotype: BA, US! (fragment)].

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Distribution: ARGENTINA. Prov. Salta, Tucumán, Catamarca

Habitat: Terrestrial or saxicolous, on sandstone slopes or on weathered granite, dry, thorny shrub vegetation, (850–)1000– 2500 m. Elev.

Etymology: The species is dedicated to the German naturalist Carlos Rodolfo Schreiter (1877– 1955), who was employed at the Museum of Natural Historia in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. He collected the type specimen.

Deuterocohnia schreiteri