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Gaultheria  insana (Molina) D.J.Middleton   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  insana (Molina) D.J.Middleton 
SynonymsHippomanica insana Molina (basionym)
 Pernettya furiens (Hook. & Arn.) Klotzsch
 Pernettya insana (Molina) Gunckel
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Chubut)Chile CentralChile NorthChile South
thickets
Altitude0-600m
Description leaves ovate to elliptic, 25-50mm, finely dentate, slightly hirsute, flowers urceolate, 6-9mm long, in raceme 3-4cm long, berry spherical, maroon, ca. 5mm in diam.
Size50-60cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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