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Ourisia  serpyllifolia Benth.  trib. Angelonieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Ourisia  serpyllifolia Benth.  trib. Angelonieae
SynonymsOurisia melospermoides Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (MauleSantiagoValparaíso)
shady rocks
Altitude1500-2200m
Description minutely pubescent, leaves subsessile, ovate, sparsely dentate, at base tapered to short petiole, flowers solitary, calyx lobes oblong, corolla to 25mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent subshrub
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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