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Image of Chenopodium sp.   #1504 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chenopodium sp. #1504

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-900 m. 09 20, 2006

 

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Species:  Chenopodium sp. #1504
Family:  Chenopodiaceae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
Order:  Caryophyllales
Chilean Name: 
English Name: 
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Record:  1504
About 18 Chenopodium in Chile and 7 in our data base.
About 49 Chenopodiaceae in Chile and 14 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 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.     Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).     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).   
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
     

    Not Frequent

Height: 30 cm.

No ornamental value (C)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Chenopodium sp.   #1504 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chenopodium sp. #1504

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-900 m. 09 20, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Height: 30 cm.

 

Image of Chenopodium sp.   #1504 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chenopodium sp. #1504

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-900 m. 09 20, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.

 

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).

 

Light conditions:

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

 

Image of Chenopodium sp.   #1504 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chenopodium sp. #1504

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-900 m. 09 20, 2006

 

USES

No ornamental value (C)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal

 

 

 

Image of Chenopodium sp.   #1504 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chenopodium sp. #1504

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 400-900 m. 09 20, 2006

 

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 (5) of Chenopodium sp. #1504 available here

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

Atriplex imbricata

Atriplex sp. #1512

Atriplex sp. #1608

Atriplex sp. #1780

Chenopodium ambrosioides (Paico / Pichan / Pichen)

Chenopodium chilense

Chenopodium multifidum (chenopodium)

Chenopodium petiolare

Chenopodium sp. #1504

Chenopodium sp. #1506

Chenopodium vulvaria (chenopodium)

Sarcocornia fruticosa

Sarcocornia pulvinata

Suaeda foliosa

 

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