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VII Region, El Melado, Chile
Altitude: 2000 m. 01 07, 2007

 

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Species:  Plantago grandiflora Meyen
Family:  Plantaginaceae Identification doubtful, we are going to check it in the near future. Certainty 80 %.   
Order:  Plantaginales
Chilean Name: 
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Record:  0749
About 26 Plantago in Chile and 11 in our data base.
About 27 Plantaginaceae in Chile and 11 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 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).     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
Yellow, 4 petals   White, 4 petals      Perennial     

Native    Frequent

Height: 30 cm.

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Plantago grandiflora (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago grandiflora

VII Region, El Melado, Chile
Altitude: 2000 m. 01 07, 2007

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: Yellow, 4 petals
White, 4 petals

Height: 30 cm.

 

Image of Plantago grandiflora (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago grandiflora

VII Region, El Melado, Chile
Altitude: 2000 m. 01 07, 2007

 

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 Plantago grandiflora (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago grandiflora

VII Region, El Melado, Chile
Altitude: 2000 m. 01 07, 2007

 

USES

 

 

 

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Plantago barbata

Plantago grandiflora

Plantago lanceolata (Llantén / Llantén menor)

Plantago mayor (Llantén / Llantén mayor)

Plantago sp. #1209

Plantago sp. #1210

Plantago sp. #1287

Plantago sp. #1678

Plantago sp. #1069

Plantago sp. #1775

Plantago sp. 1015 #1015

 

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