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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. Last Changed: 08-Dec-1999
Species priority site is:
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 (fide Econ Bot 49:210. 1995)

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 Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  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. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=403449. Accessed 25 March 2019.