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Kurzamra  pulchella (Clos) Kuntze   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Kurzamra  pulchella (Clos) Kuntze 
SynonymsSoliera pulchella Clos (basionym)
 Micromeria pulchella (Clos) Wedd.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (La RiojaSan Juan)Chile Central, (Coquimbo)Chile North, (Atacama)
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude3500-4100m
Description leaves dense, fragrant, sessile, obtuse, pubescent, obovate-oblong, 3-5mm long, flowers in pairs, axillary, subsessile, 8-10mm long, floral tube white, calyx pubescent
Size1-5cm
Colorpinkish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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