Patagonia Wildflowers
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flor de la vida
Oxypetalum arnottianum
Oxypetalum arnottianum
flor de la vida Dogbane Family
Oxypetalum arnottianum Apocynaceae
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Spanish common name
  •flor de la vida
accepted scientific name
  •Oxypetalum arnottianum H. Buek ex E. Fourn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Oxypetalum arnottianum (127)
family name
  • Apocynaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.25 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru 2nd week of April

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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