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Leaves rich reddish, five-lobed or partly seven-lobed by the development of irregular minor lobes at the base. There may be several clones under this name, but by rights it belongs to the one distributed by Van Houtte’s nursery and illustrated in Flore des Serres, Vol. 12, 1857, t. 1273. Messrs Cripps used to sell seedlings as A. p. purpureum.