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Calandrinia  colchaguensis Barnéoud   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Calandrinia  colchaguensis Barnéoud 
SynonymsClaytonia colchaguensis (Barnéoud) Kuntze
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude900-4900m
Description glabrous, leaves succulent, lanceolate to spathulate, dark bronze-olivaceous, 2-8cm long, flowers 20-25mm, with green-yellow centre, sepals ovate and acute, 7-10mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, violet
Bloomearly spring
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Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained 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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