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Calceolaria  umbellata Wedd.   
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FamilyCALCEOLARIACEAE
Genus species var.Calceolaria  umbellata Wedd. 
SynonymsCalceolaria lorentzii Griseb.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBolivia
grassland and thickets
Altitude1500-3700m
Description leaves elliptic to lanceolate, obtuse, 30-75mm long, adaxially softly hirsute, entire, flowers 4-8 in cyme, lower lip horizontal, 7-19mm long
Size5-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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