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Image of Geranium sp. #1483

VII Region, Pelarco, Chile
Altitude: 250 m. 11 08, 2006

 

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Species:  Geranium sp. #1483
Family:  Geraniaceae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
Order:  Geraniales
Chilean Name: 
English Name: 
German Name: 
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Record:  1483
About 6 Geranium in Chile and 6 in our data base.
About 14 Geraniaceae in Chile and 9 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 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).     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.     Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Low altitude, interior valleys
Red, 5 petals        

Native   

Height: 30 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Geranium sp.   #1483 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Geranium sp. #1483

VII Region, Pelarco, Chile
Altitude: 250 m. 11 08, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Flower: Red, 5 petals

Height: 30 cm.

 

Image of Geranium sp.   #1483 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Geranium sp. #1483

VII Region, Pelarco, Chile
Altitude: 250 m. 11 08, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Low altitude, interior valleys

 

Watering conditions:

Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 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 Geranium sp.   #1483 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Geranium sp. #1483

VII Region, Pelarco, Chile
Altitude: 250 m. 11 08, 2006

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Geranium sp.   #1483 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Geranium sp. #1483

VII Region, Pelarco, Chile
Altitude: 250 m. 11 08, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 9. The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (15) of Geranium sp. #1483 available here

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

Cissarobryon elegans

Erodium ciculatrium (Alfilerillo / Tachuela)

Erodium moschatum (Alfilerillo)

Geranium berteroanum (Core-core)

Geranium core-core (Geranium core-core)

Geranium robertianum

Geranium sessiliflorum (Core-core de flores cortas)

Geranium sp. #1483

Viviania crenata

 

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