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Chorizanthe virgata Benth.

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

Place of Publication

Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17(3): 416, t.19, f.1. (1836)

Type citation

“[Huerto Potrero], Andes of Chile, 1831”, H. Cuming 205 (lectotipo, K cb 000532040! designated by J.Reveal, Phytologia 7: 346. 1992, isolectotypes: BM cb 000993216, E cb 00514665! E cb 005146641, F cb 0360588F fragment).



  • Teillier et al (2019): Fig. 17
  • Descriptions

    • Teillier et al (2019)


    Perennial, rhizomatous herb from 7-15 (20) cm tall


    Valparaíso, Metropolitana and Del General Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins

    Distribution and habitat

    Occurs between regions from Region Valparaíso (Colliguay) to Region O’Higgins (Alcones). It grows in the on the Cosatal Cordillera.


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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

    • 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