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Hoffmannseggia  erecta Phil.  trib. Caesalpinieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hoffmannseggia  erecta Phil.  trib. Caesalpinieae
SynonymsHoffmannseggia falcaria var. andicola Hook. & Arn.
 Hoffmannseggia nana Chodat & Wilczek
 Hoffmannseggia patagonica Speg.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NortheastArgentina SouthArgentina Northwest
steppes
Altitude100-3200m
Description leaves 5-50mm, leaflets 2-5 pairs, densely, subimbricate, pinnate, segments asymmetric, elliptic, 2-5mm long, flowers 10-12mm long, pod subhemispherical
Size5-10cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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