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Taxon: Acaena magellanica (Lam.) Vahl

Genus: Acaena
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Agrimonieae subtribe: Sanguisorbinae
Nomen number: 417168
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:297. 1804
Name verified on: 14-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

Distributional range:

    Antarctic Continent: South Georgia and Sandwich
    Subantarctic Islands: Falkland Islands(Malvinas); French Southern Terr - Kerguelen Islands
    Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, Chubut, La Rioja, Mendoza, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Salta, San Juan, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego; Chile




Check other web resources for Acaena magellanica (Lam.) Vahl:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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