Patagonia Wildflowers
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abre boca
Maytenus spinosa
Maytenus spinosa
abre boca Bittersweet Family
Maytenus spinosa Celastraceae
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Spanish common name
  •abre boca
accepted scientific name
  •Maytenus spinosa (Griseb.) Lourteig & O'Donell
rules for finding collection records
  •Maytenus spinosa (63)
  •Monteverdia spinosa (81)
  •Moya spinosa (0)
family name
  • Celastraceae
Image Author: aacocucci
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of August thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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