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III Region, Caleta Sarco, Chile
Altitude: 0-200 m. 10 26, 2008

 

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Species:  Conanthera urceolata Rav.
Family:  Tecophilaeaceae Identification OK   
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Record:  1179
About 6 Conanthera in Chile and 6 in our data base.
About 10 Tecophilaeaceae in Chile and 10 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 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.     Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).     Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation.   Extremely dry areas with very rare rainfall. The dry season lasts 8 - 12 months and in some years it is possible to have no rainfall at all. Rainfall less than 100 mm/year.   
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, 6 petals      Bulb Plant     

Endemic    Rare

Height: 5 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Conanthera urceolata (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Conanthera urceolata

III Region, Caleta Sarco, Chile
Altitude: 0-200 m. 10 26, 2008

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Bulb Plant

Flower: White, 6 petals

Height: 5 cm.

 

Image of Conanthera urceolata (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Conanthera urceolata

III Region, Caleta Sarco, Chile
Altitude: 0-200 m. 10 26, 2008

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation.
Extremely dry areas with very rare rainfall. The dry season lasts 8 - 12 months and in some years it is possible to have no rainfall at all. Rainfall less than 100 mm/year.

 

Light conditions:

Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).

 

Image of Conanthera urceolata (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Conanthera urceolata

III Region, Caleta Sarco, Chile
Altitude: 0-200 m. 10 26, 2008

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Conanthera urceolata (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Conanthera urceolata

III Region, Caleta Sarco, Chile
Altitude: 0-200 m. 10 26, 2008

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (3) of Conanthera urceolata Rav. available here

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

Conanthera bifolia (Pajarito del campo / Flor de la viuda)

Conanthera campanulata

Conanthera parvula

Conanthera sp.

Conanthera trimaculata (Pajarito del campo)

Conanthera urceolata

Tecophilaea violiflora

Tecophilaea violiflora

Zephyra compacta

Zephyra elegans

 

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