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Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon

III Region, Juntas de Valeriano, Chile
Altitude: 2250 - 2500 m. 10 31, 2007

 

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Species:  Cruckshanksia hymenodon H & A. var. hymenodon
Family:  Rubiaceae Identification OK   
Order:  Rubiales
Chilean Name: 
English Name: 
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Record:  0807
About 6 Cruckshanksia in Chile and 5 in our data base.
About 36 Rubiaceae in Chile and 16 in our data base.

 

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 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.   Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.     Dry, arid areas, with long drought periods of 6 - 10 months. Precipitations of 100 mm - 300 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
High altitude close to the timber line
High altitude close to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
High altitude close to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
High altitude close to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
High altitude close to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
Yellow, 5 petals   White, 5 petals      Perennial     

Native    Not Frequent

Height: 10 cm.

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon

III Region, Juntas de Valeriano, Chile
Altitude: 2250 - 2500 m. 10 31, 2007

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: Yellow, 5 petals
White, 5 petals

Height: 10 cm.

 

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon

III Region, Juntas de Valeriano, Chile
Altitude: 2250 - 2500 m. 10 31, 2007

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

High altitude close to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Dry, arid areas, with long drought periods of 6 - 10 months. Precipitations of 100 mm - 300 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.
Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.

 

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon

III Region, Juntas de Valeriano, Chile
Altitude: 2250 - 2500 m. 10 31, 2007

 

USES

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

 

 

 

 

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon

III Region, Juntas de Valeriano, Chile
Altitude: 2250 - 2500 m. 10 31, 2007

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (6) of Cruckshanksia hymenodon H & A. var. hymenodon available here

More species from the same Rubiaceae family in our data base:

Cruckshanksia hymenodon var. hymenodon

Cruckshanksia hymenodon

Cruckshanksia montiana

Cruckshanksia pumila

Cruckshanksia sp. #1346

Galium aparine (lengua de gato)

Galium eriocapium

Galium eriocarpum

Galium hypocarpium (Relbún)

Galium sp. #1345

Galium sp. #2363

Galium trichocarpum

Nertera granadensis (Rucachucao / Coralito / Quelligüenchucaou)

Oreopolus glacialis (Oreopolo)

Oreopolus palmae

Oreopolus sp. #1415

Sherardia arvensis

 

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