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Image of Galenia secunda

VI Region, Los Vilos, Panamericana km. 236, Chile
Altitude: 100 m. 12 04, 2007

 

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Species:  Galenia secunda (I.F. ) Sonder
Family:  Aizoaceae Identification doubtful, we are going to check it in the near future. Certainty 80 %.   
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Record:  2168
About ? Galenia in Chile and ? in our data base.
About 13 Aizoaceae in Chile and 6 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.     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.   
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, 5 petals      Creeping Plant     

   

Height: 30 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Galenia secunda (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Galenia secunda

VI Region, Los Vilos, Panamericana km. 236, Chile
Altitude: 100 m. 12 04, 2007

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Creeping Plant

Flower: White, 5 petals

Height: 30 cm.

 

Image of Galenia secunda (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Galenia secunda

VI Region, Los Vilos, Panamericana km. 236, Chile
Altitude: 100 m. 12 04, 2007

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

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.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Galenia secunda (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Galenia secunda

VI Region, Los Vilos, Panamericana km. 236, Chile
Altitude: 100 m. 12 04, 2007

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Galenia secunda (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Galenia secunda

VI Region, Los Vilos, Panamericana km. 236, Chile
Altitude: 100 m. 12 04, 2007

 

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 (4) of Galenia secunda (I.F. ) Sonder available here

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

Carpobrotus aequilaterus (Doca / Frutilla del mar)

Galenia secunda

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Tetragonia angustifolia

Tetragonia maritima (Aguanosa)

Tetragonia ovata

Tetragonia pedunculata (Pasto guanoso / Aguanosa / Escarcha)

 

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