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Philippiella  patagonica Speg.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Philippiella  patagonica Speg. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (NeuquénSanta Cruz)Chile South, (Magellanes)
cold steppes
Altitude0-500m
Description leaves dense, linear to obovate, rigid, about 1.5mm long, in opposite pairs, flowers solitary, terminal, sepals 4, carnose, petals filiform
Size1-2cm
Colorgreenish yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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