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Chaetanthera  pentacaenoides (Phil.) Hauman  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chaetanthera  pentacaenoides (Phil.) Hauman  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsOriastrum pentacaenoides Phil. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (MendozaSan Juan)Chile Central
scree
Altitude2500-3500m
Description sparsely lanate, particularly on stem, leaves linear, acute, capitula solitary, outer phyllaries with membranous appendages, dark green or black, achenes glabrous; annual
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly 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
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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