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Aretiastrum  aretioides (Kunth) Graebn.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Aretiastrum  aretioides (Kunth) Graebn. 
SynonymsValeriana aretioides Kunth (basionym)
 Phyllactis aretioides (Kunth) Wedd.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude3200-4600m
Description leaves minute, oblong, carnose, apically triquetrous, acute, basally canaliculate, ciliolate, flowers 1-5, sessile amongst upper leaves, infundibuliform, anthers exserted
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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