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Veronica  cheesemanii Benth.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  cheesemanii Benth.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsParahebe cheesemanii (Benth.) W.R.B.Oliv.
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
rocks and scree
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves dense, narrowly ovate to suborbiculate, 3-5mm long, grey to brown-green, flowers 1-3, subsessile, to 5mm across, nearly hidden amongst leaves
Size5-10cm
Colorstarry white
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
basal cuttings in late summer and fall
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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