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Acaulimalva  nubigena (Walp.) Krapov.   
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FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus species var.Acaulimalva  nubigena (Walp.) Krapov. 
SynonymsSida nubigena Walp. (basionym)
 Malva nubigena (Walp.) Wedd.
 Malvastrum nubigenum (Walp.) Baker f.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaPeru
grassland
Altitude2900-4600m
Description leaves long petiolate, ovate or oblong, cuneate, 1-3cm, subglabrous, 5-7-lobate, lobes irregular, crenate, ciliate, flowers solitary
Size5-10cm
Colorpurplish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
rosette cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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