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Chuquiraga  morenonis (Kuntze) C.Ezcurra  trib. Barnadesieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chuquiraga  morenonis (Kuntze) C.Ezcurra  trib. Barnadesieae
SynonymsChuquiraga spinosa var. morenonis Kuntze (basionym)
 Chuquiraga argentea (Speg.) Speg.
 Chuquiraga kingii Speg.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutSanta Cruz)
cold steppes
Altitude0-500m
Description spines orange, leaves crowded, lanceolate, acute, 5-15mm, on both faces sericoeus, capitula solitary, campanulate, 20-25mm long, terminal, involucre spinose
Size5-15cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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