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Image of Viola sp.   #1166 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Viola sp. #1166

II Region, Quebrada La Rinconada, Chile
Altitude: 150-250 m. 11 09, 2008

 

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Species:  Viola sp. #1166
Family:  Violaceae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
Order:  Violales
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Record:  1166
About 72 Viola in Chile and 21 in our data base.
About 73 Violaceae in Chile and 21 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 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.     Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).     Extremely dry areas with very rare rainfall. The dry season lasts 8 - 12 months and in some years it is possible to have no rainfall at all. Rainfall less than 100 mm/year.   
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
Yellow, 5 petals      Annual     

    Rare

Height: 15 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

This viola is similar to polypoda, but the leaf form is different.

Image of Viola sp.   #1166 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Viola sp. #1166

II Region, Quebrada La Rinconada, Chile
Altitude: 150-250 m. 11 09, 2008

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Annual

Flower: Yellow, 5 petals

Height: 15 cm.

 

Image of Viola sp.   #1166 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Viola sp. #1166

II Region, Quebrada La Rinconada, Chile
Altitude: 150-250 m. 11 09, 2008

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Extremely dry areas with very rare rainfall. The dry season lasts 8 - 12 months and in some years it is possible to have no rainfall at all. Rainfall less than 100 mm/year.

 

Light conditions:

Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).

 

Image of Viola sp.   #1166 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Viola sp. #1166

II Region, Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-1000 m. 11 23, 2010

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Viola sp.   #1166 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Viola sp. #1166

II Region, Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-1000 m. 11 23, 2010

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (15) of Viola sp. #1166 available here

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

Viola arvensis (Violeta / Pensamiento)

Viola atropurpurea

Viola congesta (Violeta de los volcanes)

Viola cotyledon (Hierba de corazón)

Viola fluehmannii

Viola glacialis

Viola litoralis

Viola maculata (Violeta amarilla)

Viola philippii

Viola polypoda

Viola portalesia (Violeta arbustiva)

Viola reichei

Viola rosulata

Viola rubella (Violeta arbustiva)

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