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Tropaeolum speciosum Poepp. & Endl.

Place of Publication

Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. [Poepp. & Endl.] 1: 22 (1835)

Type citation

Chile, Biobío Region, Quillay-Leveu to Antuco. Poeppig 930 (lectoptype: W; isotypes: BM, F, G, L. LE, M, MA, MO, OXF, US, W).



  • Poeppig & Endlicher (1835)

    Poeppig, E.F. and Endlicher, I.L. 1835. Nova genera ac species plantarum, quas in regno chilensi peruviano et in terra amazonica annis mdcccxxvii ad mdcccxxxii legit Eduardus Poeppig et cum Stephano Endlicher descripsit iconibusque illustravit, vol. 1.

  • Sparre & Andersson (1991)

    Sparre, B. and Andersson, L. 1991. A taxonomic revision of the Tropaeolaceae, Opera Botanica 108:1-139

  • Gardner et al. (2015)

    Gardner, M.F. , Hechenleitner V., P. and Hepp C., J. 2015. Plants from the woods and forests of Chile. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh. 202 pp.


  • Rix (2010c): Pl. 686


  • Sparre & Andersson (1991)
  • Rix (2010c)


Vigorous climber to 6 m tall. Flowering between December and February.