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The Endemic Plants of Chile – an Annotated Checklist

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Chorizanthe vaginata Benth.

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

Place of Publication

Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17(3): 417 (1836)

Type citation

Valparaíso, 1832, Cuming 479 (holotipo, K cb 000532036; isotypes, CONC! G cb 00437252 GH cb 00435640 MEL cb 2366524)



  • Teillier et al (2019): Fig. 16
  • Descriptions

    • Teillier et al (2019)


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

    Distribution and habitat

    Locally abundant (often dominant) in coastal dune systems from the Coquimbo Region (Los Vilos) to the town of Curanipe, in the Maule Region.


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


    • 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