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Caltha  appendiculata Pers.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Caltha  appendiculata Pers. 
SynonymsCaltha holophylla Leyb.
 Caltha limbata Schltdl.
 Psychrophila appendiculata (Pers.) Gay
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
bogs, marshes
Altitude0-2000m
Description leaves 6-10cm, ovate, elliptic or oblong, entire to trifid, with 2-3 appendages on upper side of leaves, flowers pentamerous, solitary, 1-2cm across
Size5-10cm
Colorgreenish, pale yellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecushion or carpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, moist, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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