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Gunnera manicata

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Gunnerales > Family: Gunneraceae > Genus: Gunnera

Gunnera manicata, Strybing Arboretum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, USA. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

Native to Brazil and Colombia. Cultivated as a garden plant in southern Africa, generally in moist areas near water.

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