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Image of Chorizanthe sp.

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

 

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Species:  Chorizanthe sp. 2169
Family:  Polygonaceae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
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Record:  2169
About 26 Chorizanthe in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 46 Polygonaceae 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 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, 6 petals        

   

Height: 30 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Chorizanthe sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chorizanthe sp.

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

 

DESCRIPTION

Flower: White, 6 petals

Height: 30 cm.

 

Image of Chorizanthe sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chorizanthe sp.

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 Chorizanthe sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chorizanthe sp.

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

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

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 species from the same Polygonaceae family in our data base:

Chorizanthe frankenioides

Chorizanthe sp. #1917

Chorizanthe sp. #1406

Chorizanthe sp. #2380

Chorizanthe sp.

Lastarriaea chilensis

Polygonum bowenkampii

Polygonum sp. #1565

Polygonum sp. #1573

Polygonum sp. #1580

Rumex acetosella (Vinagrillo / Romacilla aceitosa)

Unidentified Plant sp. #1980

 

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