HOMEPLANT DATA BASEPLANT SEARCH ENGINESEEDS SHOP

Image of Gamocarpha alpina (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gamocarpha alpina

VIII Region, Paso Fronterizo XXXX, Chile
Altitude: 1700-2200 m. 01 24, 2007

 

FIRST RECORD<< PREVIOUSNEXT >>LAST RECORD

New Forum opened! Ask questions about this plant!

Species:  Gamocarpha alpina (Poepp. ex Less.) H.V. Hansen
Family:  Calyceraceae Identification doubtful, we are going to check it in the near future. Certainty 80 %.   
Order: 
Chilean Name: 
English Name: 
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  1479
About 6 Gamocarpha in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 41 Calyceraceae in Chile and 6 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 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
High altitude close to the timber line
Green, 5 petals      Perennial     

Native    Not Frequent

Height: 8 cm.

Good ornamental value (A)

Our philosophy and explanations about this page


Here you can buy the seeds of this species.

 

INTRODUCTION

Image of Gamocarpha alpina (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gamocarpha alpina

VIII Region, Paso Fronterizo XXXX, Chile
Altitude: 1700-2200 m. 01 24, 2007

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: Green, 5 petals

Height: 8 cm.

 

Image of Gamocarpha alpina (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gamocarpha alpina

VIII Region, Paso Fronterizo XXXX, Chile
Altitude: 1700-2200 m. 01 24, 2007

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

High altitude close to the timber line

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Gamocarpha alpina (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gamocarpha alpina

VIII Region, Paso Fronterizo XXXX, Chile
Altitude: 1700-2200 m. 01 24, 2007

 

USES

Good ornamental value (A)

 

 

 

 

Image of Gamocarpha alpina (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gamocarpha alpina

VIII Region, Paso Fronterizo XXXX, Chile
Altitude: 1700-2200 m. 01 24, 2007

 

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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are interested in purchasing seeds of this or similar species, please go to our On-line Seeds Shop.

 

More photos (6) of Gamocarpha alpina (Poepp. ex Less.) H.V. Hansen available here

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

Calycera herbacea (Calicera)

Calycera sessiliflora

Gamocarpha alpina

Nastanthus agglomeratus (Coliflor del cerro)

Nastanthus caespitosus

Nastanthus spathulatus (Nastanto)

 

Home  |   Plant Data Base  |  Plant Search Engine   |  Seeds Shop

First Record   |  Previous Record  |  Next Record  |  Last Record

 

English  |   Español  |   Deutsch  |   Русский

한국어  |   日本語  |   中文

 

Copyright © 2005-2009 Michail Belov. All rights reserved

If you are interested in using these photographs...