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Family: NYCTAGINACEAE 

 Mirabilis expansa
 


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Author:  Paul Carpenter Standley 1931
Family:  Nyctaginaceae
Habitat:  Argentina, Bolivia, Peru
Soil:  Rich Drained
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  150 Centimetres
Flower:  Purple - Purple/White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Calyxhymenia expansa, Hipólito Ruiz López & José Antonio Pavon 1798.
Allionia expansa, Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze1891. Oxybaphus expansus , Martin Vahl 1805

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   This member of the Nyctaginaceae family was given this name by Paul Carpenter Standley in 1931. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia and Peru, growing in a rich well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 150 centimetres in height. The flowers are purple and can have some white.