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Myrrhinium atropurpureum
carrapato (Brazil)
Myrrhinium atropurpureum
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Spanish common names
  •palo de fierro
  •socará
  •maitín
  •palo de lata
common names
  •carrapato (Brazil)
  •pau-ferro (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Myrrhinium atropurpureum Schott
rules for finding collection records
  •Myrrhinium atropurpureum (148)
  •Tetrastemon loranthoides (1)
Image Author: ©2008 Eduardo Luís Hettwer Giehl, João Augusto Bagatini, Flora Digital
Image License: Non-commercial with attribution
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of August thru second week of March

How Likely at this Location (57%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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