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Taxon: Azorella compacta Phil.

Genus: Azorella
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Azorelloideae
Nomen number: 403449
Place of publication: Anales Mus. Nac. Santiago de Chile 2(8):28. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: fuelwood (though now commercial exploitation for this use banned in Peru)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (w.), Peru (s.)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.w.), Chile (n.e.)


  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  3. Martinez, S. 1989. El género Azorella (Apiaceae - Hydmcotyloideae) en la Argentina. Darwiniana 29:139-178.
  4. Martinez, S. 1993. Sinopsis del genero Azorella (Apiaceae, Hydrocotyloideae). Darwiniana 32:179.
  5. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  6. Wickens, G. E. 1995. Llareta (Azorella compacta, Umbelliferae): A review. Econ. Bot. 49:207-212.

Check other web resources for Azorella compacta Phil. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=403449. Accessed 12 July 2020.