Patagonia Wildflowers
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Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
maihuén Cactus Family
Maihuenia poeppigii Cactaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Maihuenia poeppigii (Otto & Pfeiff.) F.A.C. Weber ex K. Schum.
rules for finding collection records
  •Maihuenia poeppigii (91)
  •Maihuenia philippi (1)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Lucía Abello
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 1.75 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 1st week of May
Native to Chile and Argentina

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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