Calceolaria uniflora

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Calceolaria uniflora
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Calceolariaceae
Genus: Calceolaria
Species:
C. uniflora
Binomial name
Calceolaria uniflora
Synonyms[1]
  • Calceolaria darwinii Benth.
  • Calceolaria minima Witasek
  • Calceolaria monanthos Poir.
  • Calceolaria nana Sm.
  • Fagelia darwinii (Benth.) Kuntze
  • Fagelia nana (Sm.) Kuntze
  • Fagelia uniflora (Lam.) Kuntze

Calceolaria uniflora (syn. Calceolaria darwinii, known as Darwin's slipper) is a perennial plant of the genus Calceolaria, known as the slipperworts. It is originally from Tierra del Fuego in the southern part of South America.[2]

Calceolaria uniflora is a mountain plant growing only to 10 cm (4 in) tall. The flowers are a compound of yellow, white and brownish red.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calceolaria uniflora". The Plant List. Retrieved 2015-04-25.
  2. ^ a b "Botanica. The Illustrated AZ of over 10000 garden plants and how to cultivate them", pp. 166-167 Könemann, 2004. ISBN 3-8331-1253-0

Bibliography[edit]

  • Sheader, Martin & Sheader, Anna-Liisa (2015). "Patagonian alpines". The Plantsman (New Series). 14 (1): 16–21.