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Bowlesia uncinata Colla

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)



  • 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


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


  • Mathias & Constance (1965)


Prostrate to ascending annual herb.

Key characteristics

Easily identified due to its conspicuously winged fruit.