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Senecio  comosus Sch.Bip.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  comosus Sch.Bip.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio comosus var. culcitioides (Wedd.) Cabrera
 Senecio culcitioides Wedd.
 Senecio summus Cuatrec.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
scree and moraines
Altitude3500-4900m
Description leaves shiny, coriaceous, yellow-green, entire, xiphoid, 20-30cm, abaxially white hirsute, inflorescence paniculate, with numerous pendent capitula, ca. 1cm in diam.
Size15-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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