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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  crassipes A.Gray 
SynonymsGeranium muscoideum R.Knuth
 Geranium sericeum var. microphyllum Wedd.
 Geranium sessiliflforum var. lanatum R.Knuth
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4000-4500m
Description leaves grey hirsute, coriaceous, orbiculate in outline, 5-6mm wide, pinnate to midrib into 7 oblanceolate, entire segments, flowers solitary, 13-15mm across, sessile
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typecushion
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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