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Colobanthus  acicularis Hook.f.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Colobanthus  acicularis Hook.f. 
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand North
rocks
Altitude1200-1600m
Description branchlets thick up to 1cm, leaves densely imbricate, shiny, rigid, shortly vaginate, 5-7mm long, subulate, long apiculate, flowers to 7mm long, sepals 5, subulate, rigid
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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