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ortiga caballuna
Presliophytum malesherbioides
Presliophytum malesherbioides
ortiga caballuna Blazing-star Family
Presliophytum malesherbioides Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga caballuna
accepted scientific name
  •Presliophytum malesherbioides (Phil.) R.H. Acuña & Weigend
rules for finding collection records
  •Loasa malesherbioides (6)
  •Presliophytum malesherbioides (9)
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Image Author: Maritza Mihoc, Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Bell shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.35 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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