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Belonanthus  hispida (Wedd.) Graebn.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Belonanthus  hispida (Wedd.) Graebn. 
SynonymsPhyllactis hispida Wedd. (basionym)
 Phyllactis crassipes Wed..
 Valeriana niphobia Briq.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaEcuadorPeru
rocks and scree
Altitude3000-4500m
Description rosettes dense, leaves linear, at margins long hirsute, inflorescence capitate, subsessile, 3-5cm high, flowers with narrow tube, 3-fid, in dense head
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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