Patagonia Wildflowers
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carne gorda
Maytenus vitis-idaea
Maytenus vitis-idaea
carne gorda Bittersweet Family
Maytenus vitis-idaea Celastraceae
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Spanish common name
  •carne gorda
accepted scientific name
  •Maytenus vitis-idaea Griseb.
rules for finding collection records
  •Tricerma vitis-idaeum (126)
  •Maytenus vitis-idaea (114)
family name
  • Celastraceae
Image Author: ©2014 Víctor Dávalos
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to South America

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Instituto Darwinion (8)
Wikipedia Español
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iNaturalist (49)
Flora Uruguay (4)
SEINet (1)
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