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VII Region, Laguna del Maule, Chile
Altitude: 2200-2900 m. 02 05, 2010

 

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Species:  Saxifraga magellanica Poir
Family:  Saxifragaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
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Record:  2165
About 1 Saxifraga in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 10 Saxifragaceae 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 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).     In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)     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.   
Extreme altitude well beyond the timber line
White, 5 petals      Perennial     

    Not Frequent

Height: 20 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Saxifraga magellanica (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Saxifraga magellanica

VII Region, Laguna del Maule, Chile
Altitude: 2200-2900 m. 02 05, 2010

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: White, 5 petals

Height: 20 cm.

 

Image of Saxifraga magellanica (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Saxifraga magellanica

VII Region, Laguna del Maule, Chile
Altitude: 2200-2900 m. 02 05, 2010

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Extreme altitude well beyond the timber line

 

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.

 

Light conditions:

In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)

 

Image of Saxifraga magellanica (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Saxifraga magellanica

VII Region, Laguna del Maule, Chile
Altitude: 2200-2900 m. 02 05, 2010

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Saxifraga magellanica (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Saxifraga magellanica

VII Region, Laguna del Maule, Chile
Altitude: 2200-2900 m. 02 05, 2010

 

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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (4) of Saxifraga magellanica Poir available here

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

Chrysosplenium valdivicum (Hierba del bazo / Oreja de caballo)

Escallonia angustifolia var. coquimbensis

Francoa appendiculata (Llaupangue / Vara de mármol)

Ribes cucullatum (Parilla de hoja chica / Zarzaparilla)

Ribes gayanum (Parilla / Zarzaparilla / Uvilla)

Ribes magellanicum (Uvilla / Parilla)

Ribes polyanthes

Ribes punctatum

Saxifraga magellanica

Tetilla hydrocotylifolia

 

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