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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Cruckshanksia  palmae Clos 
SynonymsOreopolus palmae (Clos) Ricardi
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (San Juan)Chile Central, (CoquimboSantiagoValparaíso)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude2000-4000m
Description leaves lanceolate-oblong, acuminate, lanate, to 4cm, in pairs, flowers 2-8, 1cm across, with tube 20-23mm long, in terminal rosette of leaf-like bracts
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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