|typical truncata flowers exhibit a large white center and throat, upper third of tips and margins are a rich red purple. McM&H described the color as RHS 71A . Petals are elliptical with acute tips. Tube is white. Filaments are white, style and stigma are red purple.
|Portfeuille des Horticulteurs 1848: 67-68; McM & H; 1995: 97, 104 & 108
|phylloclades are flattened with 3-4 small, marginal dentations up to the apex. Apical dentations appear larger. First recorded from a shipment for a Mons. Morel, received in 1846 from the region of Moro-Queimado, Brazil. Flower description based on an illustrated botanical plate.