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ortiga brava
Loasa illapelina
Loasa illapelina
ortiga brava Blazing-star Family
Loasa illapelina Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga brava
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa illapelina Phil.
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  Loasa illapelina (13)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: Marcelo Rosas, Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Chile
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Category: Wildflowers, Woody Vines
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.9 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 3rd week of January

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Fundación R.A. Philippi
Chloris chilensis (2)
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Catalogo Plantas UdeC (4)
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