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The Endemic Plants of Chile – an Annotated Checklist

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Chorizanthe kingii Phil.

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

Place of Publication

Anales Univ. Chile 43: 536 (1873a)

Type citation

Carrizal Bajo, Atacama, Chile. Thomas King s.n. (sin fecha). (Lectotype: SGO 47948 designated by Teillier et al., (2019) p. 43 ; isolectotype SGO 38679 F18442).



  • Teillier et al (2019): Fig. 7
  • Descriptions

    • Teillier et al (2019)


    Subshrub, erect or decumbent with floriferous stems from (5) -10- 40 (50) cm long.


    Atacama and Coquimbo

    Distribution and habitat

    It is found from Paposo (Antofagasta Region), to areas around El Todo in the Elqui Province (Coquimbo Region). Within this distribution it has a broad atitudinal range of between 10-1150 metres above sea level.


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    Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.


    • Philippi R.A. (1873a)

      Philippi, R.A. 1873a. Descripcion de las plantas nuevas incorporadas últimamente en el herbario chileno. Anales de la Universidad de Chile 43: 479-583

    • 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