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Chorizanthe glabrescens Benth.

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Chorizanthe >
  3. Family: Polygonaceae

Place of Publication

Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17(3): 419, pl.19, f.2. (1836)

Type citation

Coquimbo, Chili. Lord Colchester, Cuming n° 904 (holotype: K cb 000532032, isotypes:s BM, TCD).



  • Teillier et al (2019): Fig. 6
  • Descriptions

    • Teillier et al (2019)


    Subshrub with long stems (rarely procumbent or ascending), 5-40 cm long.


    Atacama and Coquimbo


    Desert and Desert fog oasis

    Distribution and habitat

    It occurs from Huasco, (Atacama Region), to the Fray Jorge National Park in the Coquimbo Region


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    • Bentham (1836)

      Bentham, G. 1836. On the Erigonieae, A Tribe of the order Polygonaceae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 17(3): 401-420

    • Teillier et al (2019)

      Teillier, S , Macaya-Berti, J and Novoa, J 2019. Revisión de Chorizanthe R. Br. ex Benth. (Polygonaceae) en Chile. Gayana Botánica 79(1) 34-60