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Calycera  pulvinata J.Rémy   
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FamilyCALYCERACEAE
Genus species var.Calycera  pulvinata J.Rémy 
SynonymsAnomocarpus pulvinatus (Remy) Miers
 Calycera crenata R.E.Fr.
 Calycera pulvinata f. crenata (R.E.Fr.) Hicken
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile NorthPeru
steppes
Altitude3000-5000m
Description leaves spathulate, crenate, 5-25mm long, petiole 15-45mm, 7 involucral bracts basally connate, forming shallow bowl in which resting spherical floral head, spines on achenes 1cm
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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