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Calceolaria  hypericina Benth.   
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FamilyCALCEOLARIACEAE
Genus species var.Calceolaria  hypericina Benth. 
SynonymsFagelia hypericina (Benth.) Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (CoquimboO'HigginsSantiagoValparaíso)
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude1500-3000m
Description branchlets viscid, leaves linear, crowded, 10-25mm long, revolute, coriacous, flowers in small cyme, 1cm long, lower lip vertical
Size10-15cm
Colorlemmon yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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