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Image of Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan). Click to enlarge parts of image.

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VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 30, 2005

 

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Species:  Hypericum perforatum L.
Family:  Clusiaceae Identification OK   
Order:  Theales
Chilean Name:  Hierba de San Juan
English Name: 
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  0301
About 2 Hypericum in Chile and 2 in our data base.
About 2 Clusiaceae in Chile and 2 in our data base.

 

Medicinal   Weed   
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.   Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.     Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
Yellow, 5 petals      Perennial     

Foreign    Very Frequent

Height:100

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hypericum perforatum

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 30, 2005

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: Yellow, 5 petals

Height:100

 

Image of Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hypericum perforatum

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 350 m. 11 21, 2005

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

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.
Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.

 

Image of Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hypericum perforatum

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 350 m. 11 21, 2005

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal
Weed

 

 

 

Image of Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hypericum perforatum

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 350 m. 11 21, 2005

 

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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More photos (2) of Hypericum perforatum L. available here

More species from the same Clusiaceae family in our data base:

Hypericum androsaemum (Toda buena / Toda santa / Androsema)

Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan)

 

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