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Forstera  tenella Hook.f.   
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FamilySTYLIDIACEAE
Genus species var.Forstera  tenella Hook.f. 
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves crowded, subcoriaceous, narrowly oblong to obovate, ca. 1cm long, flowers 1-3, pedunculate, 8-10mm across, lobes 5-6, ovate-oblong
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typelax carpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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