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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  pumila Vahl 
SynonymsAcaena glaberrima Phil.
 Acaena pumila var. acrocoma Bitter
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Tierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (AisÚnLos LagosMagellanes)
bogs, marshes
Altitude900-1100m
Description glabrous, leaves linear, leaflets 10-14 pairs, small, 3-4mm, ovate-orbiculate, coriaceous, abaxially glaucous, at apex lobate, inflorescence long and narrow
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
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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