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Ochetophila  nana (Clos) Kellermann, Medan & Aagesen   
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FamilyRHAMNACEAE
Genus species var.Ochetophila  nana (Clos) Kellermann, Medan & Aagesen 
SynonymsColletia nana Clos (basionym)
 Discaria nana (Clos) Weberb.
 Discaria prostrata Reiche
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
grassland and thickets
Altitude1000-3800m
Description branchlets spinose, leaves subsessile, narrowly obovate, solid, 4-9mm long, verticillate, flowers solitary, pedicellate, calyx carnose, tubular, white
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 3-6 months,
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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