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V Region, Petorca, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 02 09, 2007

 

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Species:  Ligaria cuneifolia (Ruiz et Pav.) Tiegh.
Family:  Loranthaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
Order:  Santalales
Chilean Name: 
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Record:  1079
About 1 Ligaria in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 6 Loranthaceae in Chile and 5 in our data base.

 

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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 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Dry, arid areas, with long drought periods of 6 - 10 months. Precipitations of 100 mm - 300 mm. are concentrated in winter.   Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Low altitude, interior valleys
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
Red, 5 petals      Shrub     

Native    Not Frequent

Height: 40 cm.

Good ornamental value (A)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Ligaria cuneifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Ligaria cuneifolia

V Region, Petorca, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 02 09, 2007

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Shrub

Flower: Red, 5 petals

Height: 40 cm.

 

Image of Ligaria cuneifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Ligaria cuneifolia

V Region, Petorca, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 02 09, 2007

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Dry, arid areas, with long drought periods of 6 - 10 months. Precipitations of 100 mm - 300 mm. are concentrated in winter.
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 Ligaria cuneifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Ligaria cuneifolia

V Region, Petorca, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 02 09, 2007

 

USES

Good ornamental value (A)

 

Useful properties:

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Image of Ligaria cuneifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Ligaria cuneifolia

V Region, Petorca, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 02 09, 2007

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 9. The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (2) of Ligaria cuneifolia (Ruiz et Pav.) Tiegh. available here

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

Ligaria cuneifolia

Notanthera heterophylla (Quintral del boldo / peumo / laurel)

Tristerix aphyllus

Tristerix corymbosus (Quintral)

Tristerix verticillatus (Quintral)

 

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