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Acaena  splendens Hook. & Arn.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  splendens Hook. & Arn. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
grassland
Altitude0-3000m
Description leaves crowded at base, long petiolate, leaflets 3-5 pairs, elliptic-oblong, densely silvery lanate, at apex coarsely dentate, flowers in interrupted spike, anthers purple
Size15-20cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained 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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