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Acaena  platyacantha Speg.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  platyacantha Speg. 
SynonymsAcaena rahuensis Kalela
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile South
cold steppes
Altitude900-2000m
Description leaves 15-80mm, 9-21 pairs of leaflets entire or with some segments, margins revolute, heads of achenes 15-20mm wide, spherical
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in spring and in autumn
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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