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Schizanthus pinnatus
butterfly flower Nightshade Family
Schizanthus pinnatus Solanaceae
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English common names
  •butterfly flower
  •poor man's orchid
Spanish common names
  •maripositas
  •pajaritos
  •mariposita blanca
accepted scientific name
  •Schizanthus pinnatus Ruiz & Pav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Schizanthus pinnatus (33)
  •Schizanthus laciniosus (1)
  •Schizanthus lilacinus (1)
family name
  •Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Claudio Alvarado Solari
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Many petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed third week of August thru end of December

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Fundación R.A. Philippi (12)
Wikipedia Español
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Flora de Chile (2)
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Wikimedia Commons (2)
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