Herb latin name: Oreomyrrhis hookeri


Family: Umbelliferae



Edible parts of Oreomyrrhis hookeri:

Root. No more details were given.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
10 cm
(4 inches)

Habitat of the herb:

Sands and gravels, open grassland and scrub to 250 metres, north to latitude 51° 25's in Chile.

Propagation of Oreomyrrhis hookeri:

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in early spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring could also be tried.

Cultivation of the herb:

Sands and gravels, open grassland and scrub to 250 metres, north to latitude 51° 25's in Chile.

Medicinal use of Oreomyrrhis hookeri:

None known

Known hazards of Oreomyrrhis hookeri:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.