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Valeriana  macrorhiza DC.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  macrorhiza DC. 
SynonymsBetckea gilliesii Hook. & Arn.
 Phyllactis macrorhiza (DC.) Wedd.
 Valeriana gilliesii (Hook. & Arn.) Briq.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
grassland
Altitude1500-2700m
Description thick, carnose taproot, leaves spathulate, 5-15cm long, subcarnose, shiny, flowers in few heads, producing interrupted inflorescence
Size5-20cm
Colorcreamy
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
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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