Place of Publication
Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 11(65): 116 (1832a)
Based on Tylloma limbatum D.Don, “In Chile Poeppig n. 30. Diar. 588.; ad Coquimbo Caldcleugh” (Holotype: G)
Distribution and habitat
This species occurs between the provinces of Chañaral and Choapa (26° 40'-31° 40' lat. S), in the Cordillera de la Costa and the foothills of the Andes, between 800-2200 metres above sea-level. Grows in gravelly valley slopes and on dry riverbeds. Flowers from October to January.