Patagonia Wildflowers
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yellow flame flower
Tropaeolum ciliatum
Tropaeolum ciliatum
yellow flame flower nasturtium
Tropaeolum ciliatum Tropaeolaceae
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English common names
  •yellow flame flower
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Tropaeolum ciliatum Ruiz & Pav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Tropaeolum ciliatum (102)
family name
  • Tropaeolaceae
Image Author: ©2015 Ross Bayton
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Woody Vines
Flowers: Five petals, Irregularly shaped flowers, Bell shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound, Compound Palmate
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru end of February

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
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iNaturalist (26)
Chileflora (5)
Wikimedia Commons (6)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
SEINet (1)
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