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Werneria  pumila Kunth  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Werneria  pumila Kunth  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsWerneria acerosifolia Hieron.
 Werneria calyculata Turcz.
 Werneria densa Benth.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Salta)ColombiaEcuador
bogs, marshes
Altitude3600-4500m
Description leaves in solid rosette, linear to linear-lanceolate, canaliculate, 4-6cm, thick, coriaceous, at base white lanate, capitula solitary, 18-25mm, on erect peduncle
Size5-10cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecushion
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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