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Calandrinia  caespitosa Arn.   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Calandrinia  caespitosa Arn. 
SynonymsCalandrinia densa Phil.
 Calandrinia diffusa Arn.
 Claytonia caespitosa (Arn.) Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile NorthChile South
scree
Altitude800-4200m
Description glabrous, leaves narrow, acute, linear-oblanceolate, with elongate base, petals 5-8, anthers 7-15, sepals triangular-ovate, acute; very variable
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, red, white
Bloomearly spring
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 Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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