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The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Domeykoa oppositifolia Phil.

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Domeykoa >
  3. Family: Apiaceae

Place of Publication

Fl. Atacam: 25, pl.2e. (1860a)

Type citation

"In valle Cachinal de la Costa, (26° 4' lat. m. 1700 p.s.m.)", 15-XII_1925, I.M.Johnston 5689 (TYpe: GH)


  • Mathias & Constance (1965): Fig. 37. (a-f)
  • Habit

    Slender, prostrate annual herb 10-30 cm. Flowering October to December.


    Antofagasta and Atacama

    Distribution and habitat

    Restricted to desert areas in northern Chile from 75-800 metres above sea level,


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


    • Philippi R.A. (1860a)

      Philippi, R.A. 1860a. Florula Atacamensis seu enumeratio plantarum, quas in itinere per desertum Atacamense. Sumptibus E. Anton

    • Mathias & Constance (1962)

      Mathias , M.E. and Constance, L. 1962. A revision of Asteriscium and related Hydrocotyloid Umbelliferae. University of California Publications in Botany 33(2):99-184