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Valeriana  fonkii Phil.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  fonkii Phil. 
SynonymsPhyllactis spathulata (Ruiz. & Pav.) Pers.
 Valeriana spathulata Ruiz. & Pav.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
grassland
Altitude1000-2300m
Description leaves obovate-lanceolate, 15-25mm, shiny, at margins pubescent, inflorescence at first capitate, elongating to narrow panicle, flowers 5-7mm long
Size10-25cm
Colorpinkish white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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