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Kageneckia angustifolia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Rosaceae
Scientific name  Kageneckia angustifolia
Order  Rosales
Genus  Kageneckia
Rank  Species
Kageneckia angustifolia Kageneckia angustifolia Frangel Kageneckia angustifolia Flickr

Similar  Kageneckia, Kageneckia oblonga, Acaena sericea, Acaena pinnatifida, Rubus geoides

Kageneckia angustifolia (also known as Frangel) is a species of plant in the Rosaceae family. It is endemic to Chile. It grows from Limari to Talca (30 to 35°S) in the Chilean Coast Range and in the Andes.

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Description

Kageneckia angustifolia Description and images of Kageneckia angustifolia Frangel

It is an evergreen small tree or shrub that measures up to 5 m (16 ft) tall, the bark is greyish-brown and sheds in longitudinal strips. Leaves are alternate, very leathery, with toothed edge and linear shape, the leaves are petiolate, glossy light-green about 9 cm long. The flowers are unisexual star-shaped and white, solitary or clustered in axillary inflorescences. The calyx is formed by 5 sepals, the corolla is made up by 5 petals. The male ones have 15 stamens. The fruit is a pentamerous star-shaped capsule, about 2-3 cm in diameter. The seeds are winged.

Uses

The wood is used for elaborating coal.

Etymology

Kageneckia in honour of Frederick von Kageneck, Austrian ambassador to Madrid.

Kageneckia angustifolia Kageneckia angustifolia Fundacin RA Philippi de estudios naturales

Kageneckia angustifolia Kageneckia angustifolia Fundacin RA Philippi de estudios naturales

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Kageneckia angustifolia Description and images of Kageneckia angustifolia Frangel

References

Kageneckia angustifolia Wikipedia