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VII Region, Los Ruiles, Chile
Altitude: 300-500 m. 02 21, 2006

 

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Species:  Myrceugenia pinifolia (Phil.) Kausel
Family:  Myrtaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
Order:  Myrtales
Chilean Name: 
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Record:  0614
About 16 Myrceugenia in Chile and 9 in our data base.
About 28 Myrtaceae in Chile and 17 in our data base.

 

Edible plant   
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 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.     Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.   In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, 4 petals      Shrub     

Endemic    Not Frequent

Height: 2 m.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia

VII Region, Los Ruiles, Chile
Altitude: 300-500 m. 02 21, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Shrub

Flower: White, 4 petals

Height: 2 m.

 

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia

VII Region, Los Ruiles, Chile
Altitude: 300-500 m. 02 21, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

Light conditions:

Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.

 

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia

VII Region, Los Ruiles, Chile
Altitude: 300-500 m. 02 21, 2006

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

Useful properties:

Edible plant

 

 

 

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Myrceugenia pinifolia

VII Region, Los Ruiles, Chile
Altitude: 300-500 m. 02 21, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blepharocalyx cruckshanksii (Temu / Palo colorado)

Luma apiculata (Arrayan / Palo colorado)

Luma chequen (Chequen / Arrayan blanco)

Myrceugenia chrysocarpa (Luma blanca / pitrilla)

Myrceugenia correifolia (Petrillo / Petrilla)

Myrceugenia exsucca (Pitrilla / Pitra / Patagua)

Myrceugenia lanceolata (Myrceugenia de hojas largas / Arrayancillo)

Myrceugenia ovata var. nannophylla (Myrceugenia de hojas chicas)

Myrceugenia pinifolia

Myrceugenia pinifolia

Myrceugenia planipes (Pitrilla / Pitra / Patagua de Valdivia)

Myrceugenia rufa (Hitigu)

Myrcianthes coquimbensis (Lucumillo / Arrayán)

Tepualia stipularis (Tepú / Tepu)

Ugni candollei

Ugni molinae (Murta / Murta blanca / Tautau / Murtilla)

 

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