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Senecio  humifusus (Hook.f.) Cabrera  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  humifusus (Hook.f.) Cabrera  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsMelalema humifusa Hook.f. (basionym)
 Baccharis humifusa Banks & Sol.
 Senecio darwinii var. eradiatus A.Gray
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Tierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (Magellanes)
scree
Altitude900-1000m
Description silvery hirsute, number of short, densely leafy stems, leaves imbricate, entire, oblanceolate-spathulate, obtuse, 8-12mm long, capitula sessile, discoid, 7mm across
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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 summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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