Taxon  Report   3976 
Gunnera tinctoria  (Molina) Mirbel
Chilean gunnera
Gunnera tinctoria
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
CalPhotos: click on a
photo to see it bigger
Gunnera tinctoria
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Gunnera tinctoria
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Gunnera tinctoria, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Gunnera tinctoria
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Gunnera
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Gunnera chilensis
More information about  Gunnera tinctoria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.