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Image of Corynabutilon viride (Huella). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Corynabutilon viride

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 1550-1850 m. 02 04, 2006

 

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Species:  Corynabutilon viride (Phil.) A.E. Martic
Family:  Malvaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
Order:  Malvales
Chilean Name:  Huella
English Name: 
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  0320
About 7 Corynabutilon in Chile and 3 in our data base.
About 86 Malvaceae in Chile and 43 in our data base.

 

Medicinal   
1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).     Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.     The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores.   Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Blue, 5 petals      Shrub     

Low germination, less than 30 %   

Endemic    Not Frequent

Height: 2 m.

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Corynabutilon viride (Huella). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Corynabutilon viride

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2200 m. 01 18, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Shrub

Flower: Blue, 5 petals

Height: 2 m.

 

Image of Corynabutilon viride (Huella). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Corynabutilon viride

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2200 m. 01 18, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line

 

Watering conditions:

The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores.
Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.

 

Image of Corynabutilon viride (Huella). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Corynabutilon viride

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2200 m. 01 18, 2006

 

USES

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal

 

 

 

Image of Corynabutilon viride (Huella). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Corynabutilon viride

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2200 m. 01 18, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).

 

 

Low germination, less than 30 %

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (8) of Corynabutilon viride (Phil.) A.E. Martic available here

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Corynabutilon ceratocarpum (Malva de cordillera)

Corynabutilon viride (Huella)

Corynabutilon vitifolium (Huella)

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Nototriche sp. #1985

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