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Chaetanthera  elegans Phil.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chaetanthera  elegans Phil.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsChaetanthera andina Phil.
 Chaetanthera comata Phil.
 Chaetanthera foliosa Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile Central
cold steppes
Altitude1500-2000m
Description glabrous, basal leaves 4-8cm, narrowly linear-lanceolate, with long, wide petiole, dentate, capitula solitary, floral stem densely leafy, ligules ca. 1cm long
Size10-20cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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