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Saxifraga  magellanica Poir.  sect. Dactyloides 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  magellanica Poir.  sect. Dactyloides
SynonymsSaxifraga andicola D.Don
 Saxifraga peruviana Sternb.
 Saxifraga trigyna Remy
Territory
rocky slopes
Altitude0-5200m
Description variable, leaves often trifid, with wide petiole, flowers 1-3, petals 3-9mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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