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Celmisia  saxifraga (Benth.) W.M.Curtis  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Celmisia  saxifraga (Benth.) W.M.Curtis  trib. Astereae
SynonymsCelmisia longifolia var. saxifraga Benth. (basionym)
Territory AustraliaTasmania
snow patches
Altitudealpine
Description leaves coriaceous, acute, at base lanate, adaxially sparsely hirsute, abaxially white tomentose, capitula ca. 3cm across
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCurtis, W.M. (1956-1965) The Student´s Flora of Tasmania 1-3
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