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Culcitium tenellum Dusén trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus speciesCulcitium tenellum Dusén trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsCulcitium sessile Speg.
 Senecio culcitenellus Cuatrec.
 Senecio santacrucensis Cabrera
Habitatgrassland and rocks
Altitude300-800m
Descriptionsilvery sericeous, leaves dense, imbricate, linear, subulate, revolute, 1-2cm, capitula discoid, solitary, sessile, terminal, campanulate, 8mm across
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
Territory Southern America
     Southern South America (Argentina South , Chile South)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Comments

ASTERACEAE

Culcitium tenellum Dusén, Rep. Princeton Univ. Exped. Patagonia, Botany 8, Suppl. 267,(1915)

Synonyms:
Culcitium sessile Speg.
Senecio culcitenellus Cuatrec.
Senecio neosessilis Cuatrec.
Senecio santacrucensis Cabrera

s. Argentina, s. Chile
85 AGS CLS

300-800m

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