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Common name

English: Pampas Lily-of-the-valley

Portuguese: Orelha-de-cordeiro


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Solanales (99)

        Family: Solanaceae (51)(family description)

          Genus: Salpichroa (1)

            Epithet: origanifolia (Lam.) Baill. (1)

Synonyms: Jaborosa montevidensis Casar., Physalis origanifolia Lam., Salpichroa rhomboidea (Gillies & Hook.) Miers

montevidensis => of or from Montevideo, Uruguay

origanifolia => with leaves like Origanum, Marjoram

rhomboidea => diamond-shaped


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Salpichroa origanifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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