Francoa Cav.

Bridal Wreath

Commemorating Francisco Franco, a 16th century botanical patron.

For description of genus see f. sonchifolia.

Seed or division.

Leaves pinnate; flower and fruit 4-parted.

1 highly variable species from Chile, sometimes treated as 4-5 species.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Saxifragaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Geraniales
family       Francoaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Francoa sonchifolia Cav.