Place of Publication
Opera Bot.108: 25–26, f.5H (1991)
Chile, Valparaíso Region, La Troya, ca 12 km from Limache, 400-600 m. Morrison 16728 (holotype: S, isotypes: G, GH, K, LIL, MO, SI, UC).
- Watson & Flores (2010c): Fig 8 Rix (2010b): Pl. 685
- Rix (2010b)
- Sparre & Andersson (1991)
Rix, M. 2010b. Tropaeolum ciliatum. Curtis's Botanical Magazine 37(3): 285–289.
Sparre & Andersson (1991)
Sparre, B. and Andersson, L. 1991. A taxonomic revision of the Tropaeolaceae, Opera Botanica 108:1-139
Watson & Flores (2010c)
Watson, J.M. and Flores, A.R. 2010c. A synopsis of perennial tuberous Tropaeolum L. Section Chilensia Sparre (Tropaeoleaceae), including validation of three subsections and a new, reclassified natural hybrid. Herbertia 64: 150-281
Vigorous, woody climber from 4–6 m tall.
Compared with T. ciliatum ssp. ciliatum which has a more southwern distribution ssp. septentrionale has a longer spur to its flower corolla.
Distribution and habitat
Central Chile from Concepción to north Cautín with an altitudinal range from 400-2000 metres above sea level. Common in sclerophyllous forest, especially in valleys and depressions where it can form a blanket cover over trees and shrubs.