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Chuquiraga  spinosa Less.  trib. Barnadesieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chuquiraga  spinosa Less.  trib. Barnadesieae
SynonymsChuquiraga rotundifolia Wedd.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
steppes
Altitude3300-5100m
Description yellow-spinose, leaves narrowly ovate to lanceolate, 5-20mm, mucronate, revolute, adaxially glabrous, white or brown sericeous abaxially, involucre campanulate, red-brown
Size50-150cm
Coloryellow
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
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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