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Anarthrophyllum  elegans (Hook. & Arn.) F.Phil.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Anarthrophyllum  elegans (Hook. & Arn.) F.Phil.  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsGenista elegans Hook. & Arn. (basionym)
 Anarthrophyllum pungens Chodat & Wilczek
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2600m
Description leaves trifoliolate, leaflets silvery lanate, stipules lanceolate, as large as leaves, calyx campanulate, silvery, pod coriaceous, linear-lanceolate, silvery
Size10-30cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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