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Acaulimalva  purpurea (A.W.Hill) Krapov.   
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FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus species var.Acaulimalva  purpurea (A.W.Hill) Krapov. 
SynonymsMalvastrum purpureum A.W.Hill (basionym)
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaColombiaVenezuela
grassland
Altitudealpine
Description petioles 2-3cm long, sparsely hirsute, leaves ovate or pentagonal, cordate, 1-2cm, glabrous, 3-5-lobate, lobes incised, segments ovate, flowers solitary
Size5-10cm
Colorrich 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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