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Tropaeolum  incisum (Speg.) Sparre   
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FamilyTROPAEOLACEAE
Genus species var.Tropaeolum  incisum (Speg.) Sparre 
SynonymsTropaeolum polyphyllum var. incisum Speg. (basionym)
 Tropaeolum polyphyllum f. schizophyllum Neger
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-3000m
Description stems to 60cm long, leaves shortly pinnate, with deeply dentate, grey segments, flowers 16mm long, inclusive spur
Size5-10cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 month, 10-16°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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