Tupa / Tabaco del diablo flower

Contest winner of december of 2016

On december of 2016 this picture was presented to be identified

Flower contest december of 2016

With the following description:

Plant coming from Chile of the Campanulaceae family. It grows in dry and elevated places, reaching more than 1.8 meters in height with very large red flowers. It is a plant whose natives used as a substitute for tobacco.Botanical-online.com

The correct answer was:

Lobelia excelsa

Known colloquially as:

Tupa / Tabaco del diablo

 

Among the winners, winner has come out:

¡Teresa Pèrez García!

Congratulations!

Award of the month winner of december of 2016

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