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Montiopsis  gilliesii (Hook. & Arn.) D.I.Ford   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Montiopsis  gilliesii (Hook. & Arn.) D.I.Ford 
SynonymsCalandrinia gilliesii Hook. & Arn. (basionym)
 Calandrinia canescens Phil.
 Calandrinia leucotricha Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
scree
Altitude2000-4200m
Description leaves grass-like, linear, sericeous, 1-2cm, floral stems procumbent, terminated with compact cluster of flowers, corolla 8-15mm across, with 5-18 anthers
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typecarpet
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 in summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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