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Balbisia  gracilis (Meyen) Hunz. & Ariza Esp.   
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FamilyVIVIANIACEAE
Genus species var.Balbisia  gracilis (Meyen) Hunz. & Ariza Esp. 
SynonymsWendtia gracilis Meyen (basionym)
 Wendtia reynoldsii Endl.
 Wendtia trigyna var. poeppigiana Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
grassland
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves in outline ovate, deeply tripartite, lateral segments linear-lanceolate, inflorescence terminal, paniculate, flowers 1cm across, stellate
Size20-70cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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