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Gunnera tinctoria
Gunnera tinctoria
Chilean Rhubarb
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0323 1094 (2023-03-24)

Copyright © 2023 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Dec 14, 2012
  • location   Parque Aiken del Sur, Ave. El Salto, 2.9 miles south of Federal Hiway 240, 4.0 (3.2 air) miles NE of Puerto Chacabuco, at elv. 85 ft (26 meters) (Aysen, Chile)
  • family Gunneraceae
  • plant community   on flat estuarial plain in loamy, acidic, volcanic soils in a wet, humid, Patagonian maritime rainforest on loamy, acidic, volcanic soils, at elv. 85 feet (26 meters)
  • notes   Plants on a large, flat estuarial delta with a humid, wet, mostly shaded, Valdirian temperate rainforest above the northern shore of Lake Riesco. Photos taken in a small (618 acres), private but well managed, park-like preserve of coastal rainforest flora, with maintained trails through the rainforest to substantial waterfall, Cascada Barba de Viejo, and a large covered shoreline viewing structure. Plants shown are native to southern Chile and adjacent Argentina
  • keywords: SA, Chile
  • contributor's ID #  SA 241
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Chilean Rhubarb, Giant Rhubarb (photographer)
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