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Acaena  antarctica Hook.f.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  antarctica Hook.f. 
SynonymsAcaena microcephala Schltdl.
 Acaena pearcei Phil.
 Cliffortia flabellifolia Sond.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
grassland
Altitude1000-1600m
Description leaves 8-20mm, 5-9 pairs of obovate, dentate leaflets, densely silvery sericeous, floral head spherical, with purple anthers, achenes very shortly spinose
Size1-2cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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