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Eryngium  humile Cav.   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Eryngium  humile Cav. 
SynonymsEryngium pulchellum Wedd.
 Eryngium radiciflorum Tratt.
 Eryngium subacaule Cav.
Territory Central America
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-4300m
Description glabrous, acaulescent, leaves in rosette, obovate, spinulose-crenate-serrate, reticulate veined, decurrent, stem leaves 1-2pairs, heads ovoid, 1cm long, bracts acute
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite, blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring; root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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