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Gaultheria  tasmanica (Hook.f.) D.J.Middleton   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  tasmanica (Hook.f.) D.J.Middleton 
SynonymsPernettya tasmanica Hook.f. (basionym)
Territory AustraliaTasmania
bogs, marshes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description procumbent, leaves thick, alternate, subverticillate, small, long, narrow, crenate, flowers solitary, shortly pedicellate, axillary, pentamerous, urceolate, berry red
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyCurtis, W.M. (1956-1965) The Student´s Flora of Tasmania 1-3
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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