Could also be Werkla genus
5'10" human for size.
Growing on tree root mounds in an area beside a stream where it get regularly watered. It is also intermittently grazed but when it gets a chance to fruit it has yellow fruit
Showing winter die-back on track margin
Las Vueltas Eco Lodge, Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica
Gunnera prorepens. Fernglen Native Plant Gardens, Northshore, Auckland. © Murray Dawson
The Gunnerales are an order of flowering plants. In the APG III system (2009) it contains two genera: Gunnera (in family Gunneraceae) and Myrothamnus (in family Myrothamnaceae). In the Cronquist system (1981), the Gunneraceae were in the Haloragales and Myrothamnaceae in the Hamamelidales. DNA analysis was definitive, but the grouping of both families was a surprise, given their very dissimilar morphologies. In Cronquist's old system (1981, 1988), and Takhtajan's (1997), the Gunneraceae were in the Rosidae,...