Rock Garden Plants
Acaena  lucida (Aiton) Vahl   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  lucida (Aiton) Vahl 
SynonymsAncistrum lucidum Aiton (basionym)
 Acaena parviflora Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (Magellanes)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude700-1100m
Description leaves 2-4cm, leaflets 6-9 pairs, small, coriaceous, oblong-ovate to linear, partite to 3-5 unequal segments, subspherical inflorescence 8-12mm, achenes without spines
Size10-15cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil, drought, sun
alpine house, dry, sandy 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
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý