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Chuquiraga  atacamensis Kuntze  trib. Barnadesieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chuquiraga  atacamensis Kuntze  trib. Barnadesieae
SynonymsChuquiraga glabra Phil.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile North
steppes
Altitude3000-4500m
Description espinose, leaves revolute, ovate-lanceolate, rigid, 7-15mm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially sparsely lanate, phyllaries long ciliate, disc pale yellow
Size30-60cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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