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Calandrinia  affinis Arn.   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Calandrinia  affinis Arn. 
SynonymsClaytonia affinis (Arn.) Kuntze
 Oreobroma affine (Arn.) Rydb.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
grassland
Altitude1500-4500m
Description leaves narrowly linear to linear-lanceolate, glabrous, bright green, 4-14cm, flowers with golden yellow centre, over 4cm across, sometimes in cluster, sepals carnose
Size5-10cm
Colorbrilliant white, pink
Bloomearly spring
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Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings of rosettes in summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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