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Ourisia  coccinea (Cav.) Pers.  trib. Angelonieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Ourisia  coccinea (Cav.) Pers.  trib. Angelonieae
SynonymsDichroma coccineum Cav. (basionym)
 Ourisia villosa Molina
 Ourisia pearcei Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Chile Central, (BiobíoLa Araucania)Chile South, (AisénLos Lagos)
bogs, marshes
Altitude0-1600m
Description leaves basal, oval, green, coarsely dentate, flowers in small, pendent heads, corolla tubular, bilabiate, exserted anthers creamy white
Size10-15cm
Colorscarlet red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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