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Acaena  pinnatifida Ruiz & Pav.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  pinnatifida Ruiz & Pav. 
SynonymsAcaena multifida Hook.f.
 Acaena oligacantha Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
sands and heaths
Altitude800-4000m
Description leaves 2-8cm long, 6-9 pairs leaflets oblong to wide elliptic, abaxially hirsute, pinnatisect, segments narrow, floral heads cylindrical, anthers dark purple
Size5-30cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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