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The Endemic Plants of Chile – an Annotated Checklist

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Bowlesia uncinata Colla

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Bowlesia >
  3. Family: Apiaceae

Place of Publication

Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 37(1-3): 81 (1834)

Type citation

"Hab. Chili in sylvaticis et ad sepes Valparaíso" VIII-1830, Bertero 855 (Holoytpe, FI; Isotypes: BM, G., GH, NY)



  • Mathias & Constance (1965): Fig. 15 (a-h)
  • Descriptions

    • Mathias & Constance (1965)


    Prostrate to ascending annual herb.

    Key characteristics

    Easily identified due to its conspicuously winged fruit.


    Atacama, Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana, Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, Maule and Biobío

    Distribution and habitat

    Widely distributed from Coquimbo to Concepción up to an altitude of 2000 metres


    • Colla (1834)

      Colla, A. 1834. Plantae rariores in regionibus Chilensibus a clarissimo M. D. Bertero nupur detectae at ab A. Colla in lucem dictae. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, 37(1-3): 41-85

    • Mathias & Constance (1965)

      Mathias, M.E and Constance , L. 1965. A revision of the genus Bowlesia Ruiz. & Pav. (Umbelliferae-Hydrocotyloideae) and its relatives. University of California Publications in Botany 38: 61– 63, f. 25, 27b. 1965