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IV Region, Los Morros, Chile
Altitude: 700-1900 m. 10 24, 2008

 

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Species:  Pteromonnina linearifolia (Ruiz & Pav.) Eriksen
Family:  Polygalaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
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Record:  1174
About 3 Pteromonnina in Chile and 3 in our data base.
About 13 Polygalaceae in Chile and 8 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 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.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Blue, without information on the number of petals      Shrub     

Native    Not Frequent

Height: 60 cm.

Good ornamental value (A)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia

IV Region, Los Morros, Chile
Altitude: 700-1900 m. 10 24, 2008

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Shrub

Flower: Blue, without information on the number of petals

Height: 60 cm.

 

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia

IV Region, Los Morros, Chile
Altitude: 700-1900 m. 10 24, 2008

 

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

 

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 Pteromonnina linearifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia

IV Region, Los Morros, Chile
Altitude: 700-1900 m. 10 24, 2008

 

USES

Good ornamental value (A)

 

 

 

 

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Pteromonnina linearifolia

IV Region, Los Morros, Chile
Altitude: 700-1900 m. 10 24, 2008

 

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 (8) of Pteromonnina linearifolia (Ruiz & Pav.) Eriksen available here

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

Muehlenbeckia hastulata (Quilo / Voqui negro / Molleca)

Polygala gnidioides

Polygala salasiana

Polygala sp. #0852

Polygala sp. #2352 (Quelen-quelen)

Pteromonnina linearifolia

Pteromonnina pterocarpa (Monina / Agua-rica)

Pteromonnina sp. #0984

Unidentified Plant sp. #2399

Unidentified Plant sp. #K8441

 

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