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Benthamiella  patagonica Speg.   
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FamilySOLANACEAE
Genus species var.Benthamiella  patagonica Speg. 
SynonymsBenthamiella abietina Skottsb.
 Benthamiella aurea Skottsb.
 Benthamiella montana Dusén
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutRio NegroSanta Cruz)Chile South, (Magellanes)
cold steppes
Altitude500-1500m
Description leaves linear to narrowly lanceolate, 3-6mm long, glandular, flowers distinct, ca. 1cm long, narrowly tubular, corolla lobes subtriangular, obtuse
Size2-5cm
Colorwhite, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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