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Viola  magellanica Poir.  sect. Viola 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  magellanica Poir.  sect. Viola
SynonymsViola magniflora Molina
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (Los LagosMagellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude0-700m
Description leaves usually orbiculate to reniform or triangular, crenate to dentate, adaxially subhirsute, flowers 22-30mm across, brownish striate
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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