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FamilyLENTIBULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Pinguicula  calyptrata Kunth 
SynonymsPinguicula antarctica A.Fern.
 Pinguicula huilensis Cuatrec.
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeru
shady rocks
Altitude1500-4100m
Description leaves obovate-oblong to elliptic, curvate and subcarnose, yellow-green, 1-3cm long, flowers with white or blue throat, 10-15mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpale violet, purple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; gemmae on peat
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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