Patagonia Wildflowers
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ortiga caballuna
Blumenbachia sylvestris
Blumenbachia sylvestris
ortiga caballuna Blazing-star Family
Blumenbachia sylvestris Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga caballuna
accepted scientific name
  •Blumenbachia sylvestris Poepp.
rules for finding collection records
  •Blumenbachia silvestris (69)
  •Blumenbachia sylvestris (6)
  •Caiophora scandens (0)
  •Caiophora silvestris (12)
  •Caiophora tomentosula (1)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Las imágenes que figuran a mi nombre son de libre disponibilidad.
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.05 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
Flora Mendocina (3)
Links to Plant Photos
Flora Mendocina (12)
iNaturalist (10)
Chileflora (5)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
SEINet (1)
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