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Forstera  bidwillii Hook.f.   
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FamilySTYLIDIACEAE
Genus species var.Forstera  bidwillii Hook.f. 
SynonymsForstera truncatella Colenso
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland and rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves crowded, imbricate, ca. 1cm long, subcoriacous, linear-oblong, flowers 1-3, pedunculate, 6-10mm across, with distinct tube, lobes 5-7, obovate-oblong
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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