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Colobanthus  strictus (Cheeseman) Cheeseman   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Colobanthus  strictus (Cheeseman) Cheeseman 
SynonymsColobanthus muelleri var. strictus Cheeseman (basionym)
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand North
grassland and rocks
Altitude0-700m
Description glabrous, leaves numerous, densely imbricate, straight, rigid, erect, at base broadly vaginate, coriaceous, acerose, pedicels, short, sepals broadly ovate, mucronate
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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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