Photo by Ludovica, Inaturalist.org.
A wild plant by Ixofijmogen Walage,
The little caudex by Nicolįs Lavandero,
The fruit by Nicolįs Lavandero, Inaturalist.org.
The water-filled leaves by M.F. Gardner,
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle,
Minimum - Medium
Published as T.
hydrocotylęfolia, but T. hydrocotylifolia seem to be in use.
Anarmosa gracilis, Miers ex Hook.
Dimorphopetalum tetilla, Bertero.
Tetraplasium petiolare, Kunze ex Walp.
only member of the Saxifragaceae
was given this name by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1830. It is found in
central Chile, growing in a rich soil with some water and none or little sun. The caudex can grow to
one centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to four centimetres in height. The flowers are whitish-green.
The genera name from
Spanish; teta; 'nippel' for the leave stalks, and might be the
local name? The species name from Greek; hydro; 'water' and
Greek; phylax; 'guardian'.
The flowers by Patrich Cerpa,
The flowers by Patrich Cerpa, Inaturalist.org.