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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Calandrinia  acaulis Kunth 
SynonymsLewisia megarhiza (Hemsl.) MacBryde
 Oreobroma acaule (Kunth) Rydb.
 Oreobroma mexicanum Rydb.
Territory
grassland and scree
Altitude2500-4900m
Description leaves linear, acute, 2-5cm long, grass-like, sometimes reddish, flowers 2-3cm across, pentamerous
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings of rosettes in summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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