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Ourisia  muscosa Benth.  trib. Angelonieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Ourisia  muscosa Benth.  trib. Angelonieae
SynonymsOurisia nana Benth.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaBoliviaColombiaChile North, (Tarapaca)EcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude3700-5000m
Description stoloniferous, leaves ovate, entire, 1-3mm long, petiole 2-7mm long, flowers solitary, erect, 5mm long, in axils of upper leaves
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, yellow
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
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
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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