Patagonia Wildflowers
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marmeleiro-do-mato (Brazil)
Ruprechtia laxiflora
Ruprechtia laxiflora
marmeleiro-do-mato (Brazil) Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Ruprechtia laxiflora Polygonaceae
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Spanish common names
  •viraró blanco
common name
  •marmeleiro-do-mato (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Ruprechtia laxiflora Meisn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Ruprechtia laxiflora (146)
  •Ruprechtia polystachya (5)
  •Ruprechtia viraru (1)
family name
  • Polygonaceae
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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