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Image of Schizopetalon sp.   #0073 (Rabanillo). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Schizopetalon sp. #0073

Region Metropolitana, Embalse Yeso, Chile
Altitude: 2560 m. 12 26, 2007

 

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Species:  Schizopetalon sp. #0073
Family:  Brassicaceae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
Order:  Capparales
Chilean Name:  Rabanillo
English Name: 
German Name: 
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Record:  0073
About 10 Schizopetalon in Chile and 3 in our data base.
About 191 Brassicaceae in Chile and 50 in our data base.

 

1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
High altitude close to the timber line
White, without information on the number of petals        

    Frequent

Height: 20 cm.

Good ornamental value (A)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Schizopetalon sp.   #0073 (Rabanillo). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Schizopetalon sp. #0073

Region Metropolitana, Embalse Yeso, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2900 m. 02 27, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Flower: White, without information on the number of petals

Height: 20 cm.

 

Image of Schizopetalon sp.   #0073 (Rabanillo). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Schizopetalon sp. #0073

Region Metropolitana, Embalse Yeso, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2900 m. 02 27, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

High altitude close to the timber line

 

Watering conditions:

Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Schizopetalon sp.   #0073 (Rabanillo). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Schizopetalon sp. #0073

Region Metropolitana, Embalse Yeso, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2900 m. 02 27, 2006

 

USES

Good ornamental value (A)

 

 

 

 

Image of Schizopetalon sp.   #0073 (Rabanillo). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Schizopetalon sp. #0073

Region Metropolitana, Embalse Yeso, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2900 m. 02 27, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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