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Ourisia  chamaedrifolia Benth.  trib. Angelonieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Ourisia  chamaedrifolia Benth.  trib. Angelonieae
SynonymsOurisia chamaedrifolia var. elegans Wedd.
 Ourisia rupicola Wedd.
Territory
snow patches
Altitude2500-5000m
Description rooting, leaves narrowly ovate to oblong-spathulate, 5-10mm, subcrenate, petiolate, inflorescence axillary, flowers 10-15mm long, tube rose
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, purple, red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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