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Gnaphalium  viravira Molina  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gnaphalium  viravira Molina  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsPseudognaphalium viravira (Molina) Anderb.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central
rocky slopes
Altitude500-3800m
Description conspicuously white lanate, basal leaves narrowly oblong to linear-lanceolate, stem leaves linear, capitula in corymb
Size10-30cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
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