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Gaultheria  eriophylla (Pers.) Sleumer   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  eriophylla (Pers.) Sleumer 
SynonymsAndromeda eriophylla Pers. (basionym)
 Agarista eriophylla (Pers.) G.Don
 Leucothoe eriophylla (Pers.) DC.
Territory Western South AmericaBrazilBoliviaBrazil SoutheastPeru
thickets and woods
Altitudemontane
Description leaves 6cm long, oblong-ovate to broadly elliptic, shallowly dentate, flowers urceolate, ca. 6mm long, in raceme or panicle, berry 5mm, black
Size50-100cm
Colorwhite, fading rose
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typecompact shrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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