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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  sibbaldioides Benth. 
SynonymsGeranium bolivarianum Dayton
 Geranium igualatense R.Knuth
 Geranium pumilum R.Knuth
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaBoliviaColombiaEcuadorPeruVenezuela
bogs, marshes
Altitude2800-4400m
Description leaves orbiculate, 9-15mm wide, pinnate into 5 cuneate segments, each with three sharp, acute teeth, flowers solitary, stellate, 8-10mm across, closely above leaves
Size5-10cm
Colorreddish violet
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
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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