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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Cruckshanksia  montiana Clos 
SynonymsCruckshanksia capitata Phil.
 Cruckshanksia densifolia Phil.
 Cruckshanksia flava Baill.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (Coquimbo)Chile North, (Atacama)
sands and rocks
Altitude0-500m
Description leaves crowded, linear-spathulate to lanceolate, acute, 8-25mm long, leaves below inflorescence connate, sepals two, reniform, floral tube 12-14mm long, petals 4mm
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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