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pt: carrapato
Myrrhinium atropurpureum
Myrrhinium atropurpureum
pt: carrapato eucalyptus-like
Myrrhinium atropurpureum Myrtaceae
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Spanish common names
  •palo de fierro
  •socará
  •maitín
  •palo de lata
common names
  •pt: carrapato
  •pt: pau-ferro
accepted scientific name
  •Myrrhinium atropurpureum Schott
rules for finding collection records
  Myrrhinium atropurpureum (445)
  Tetrastemon loranthoides (1)
  Myrrhinium loranthoides (9)
family name
  • Myrtaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Eduardo Luís Hettwer Giehl, João Augusto Bagatini, Flora Digital
Image License: Non-commercial with attribution
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of July thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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