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Cassiope  selaginoides Hook.f. & Thomson   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Cassiope  selaginoides Hook.f. & Thomson 
SynonymsCassiope mairei H.LÚv.
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaAssamChina South-CentralTibetEast Himalaya, (BhutanSikkim)MyanmarNepal
bogs, marshes
Altitude2000-5000m
Description leaves imbricate, 4-rowed, linear-oblong, 5-7mm long, coriaceous, margins densely strigose, flowers axillary, calyx red-brown, corolla broadly campanulate, 6-8mm long
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typecompact shrub
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
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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