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cucharero
Porlieria microphylla
Porlieria microphylla
cucharero Caltrop Family
Porlieria microphylla Zygophyllaceae
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Spanish common names
  •cucharero
  •chucupí
  •guayacán
accepted scientific name
  •Porlieria microphylla (Baill.) Descole, O'Donell & Lourteig
rules for finding collection records
  •Porlieria microphylla (96)
  •Porlieria lorentzii (2)
family name
  •Zygophyllaceae
Image Author: Ing. Diego Cabral, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.2 to 0.27 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
iNaturalist (35)
Flora Mendocina (4)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
SEINet (1)
Cal Photos (1)
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