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Common name

English: Chilean gunnera

German: Chilenische Gunnera, Färber-Gunnera

Portuguese: Gigante

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Gunnerales (4)

        Family: Gunneraceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Gunnera (4)

            Epithet: tinctoria (Molina) Mirbel (3)

Synonym: Gunnera chilensis Lam.

chilensis => from Chile

tinctoria => used for dyeing.

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: brown, green, red

External links

Check for Gunnera tinctoria at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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