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Perezia  purpurata Wedd.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Perezia  purpurata Wedd.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsPerezia atacamensis (Phil.) Reiche
 Perezia hunzikeri Cabrera
 Perezia keshua Cabrera
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile CentralChile North
rocky slopes
Altitude4200-4600m
Description leaves lanceolate, 2-12cm long, long petiolate, spinose-dentate, capitula solitary, narrow, to 2cm long, outer involucre red, glandular-hirsute
Size5-30cm
Colorblue, yellow, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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