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Calceolaria  polifolia Hook.   
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FamilyCALCEOLARIACEAE
Genus species var.Calceolaria  polifolia Hook. 
SynonymsCalceolaria algarrobensis Phil.
 Calceolaria spatellifolia Kraenzl.
 Fagelia polifolia (Hook.) Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (CoquimboSantiagoValparaíso)
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude0-2300m
Description shortly grey-white hirsute, leaves obtuse, broadly ovate-oblong, to 15mm long, with short, winged petiole, flowers numerous, both lips alike, ca. 4mm long
Size20-40cm
Colorbright 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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