Patagonia Wildflowers
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lion’s claw
Bomarea ovallei
Bomarea ovallei
lion’s claw Peruvian lilies
Bomarea ovallei Alstroemeriaceae
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English common name
  •lion’s claw
Spanish common names
  •garra de león
  •mano de león
accepted scientific name
  •Bomarea ovallei (Phil.) Ravenna
rules for finding collection records
  Leontochir ovallei (5)
  Bomarea ovallei (2)
family name
  • Alstroemeriaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Jardín Botánico Nacional - Viña del Mar - Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Whorled, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Chile

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present
Endemic to Chile