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guayacán
Porlieria chilensis
Porlieria chilensis
guayacán Caltrop Family
Porlieria chilensis Zygophyllaceae
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Spanish common names
  •guayacán
  •huayacán
  •palo santo
accepted scientific name
  •Porlieria chilensis I.M. Johnst.
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  Porlieria chilensis (724)
family name
  • Zygophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Lucía Abello
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Compound
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (60%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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