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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  raimondii R.Knuth 
SynonymsGeranium canescens Wedd.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude3500-4000m
Description grey lanate, leaves long petiolate, blade orbiculate, 15mm wide, pinnate into 7 cuneate segments with three, broadly ovate lobes, flowers solitary, ca. 2cm across
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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