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Calceolaria  tenella Poepp.   
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FamilyCALCEOLARIACEAE
Genus species var.Calceolaria  tenella Poepp. 
SynonymsCalceolaria skottsbergii Gand.
 Fagelia tenella (Poepp. & Endl.) Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
sands and heaths
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves small, ovate, dentate, flowers 1-3, floral stem with two leaflets, flowers spherical, crimson variegate
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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