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Loasa elongata
ortiga Blazing-star Family
Loasa elongata Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa elongata Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Loasa elongata (16)
  •Loasa bertrandii (4)
  •Loasa urmenetae (5)
family name
  •Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2015 Michael G. Simpson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Woody Vines
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of September thru end of December

How Likely at this Location (17%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Flora de Chile (2)
Links to Plant Photos
Plants of Chile (12)
Joachim Zora (12)
Chileflora (5)
Flora de Chile (2)
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