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Junellia  caespitosa (Gillies & Hook.) Moldenke   
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FamilyVERBENACEAE
Genus species var.Junellia  caespitosa (Gillies & Hook.) Moldenke 
SynonymsVerbena caespitosa Gillies & Hook. (basionym)
 Verbena nubigena Poepp.
 Verbena comberi Sandwith
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (JujuySan Juan)Chile Central, (Coquimbo)Chile North, (Atacama)
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-3600m
Description lower leaves imbricate, acute, simple, 5mm, upper leaves soft, lanate, imbricate, 4-rowed, flowers in pairs, 6-7mm long, supported by hirsute, ovate bracts
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
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, 16-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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