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Montiopsis  cistiflora (Arn.) D.I.Ford   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Montiopsis  cistiflora (Arn.) D.I.Ford 
SynonymsCalandrinia cistiflora Arn. (basionym)
 Calandrinia dianthoides Phil.
 Calandrinia splendens Barnéoud
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
steppes
Altitude1100-3500m
Description leaves glabrous, fasciculate, linear-filiform to linear-lanceolate, acute, cymes few flowered, sepals narrowly acute, flowers 5-6-merous, 13-15mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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