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Laretia  acaulis (Cav.) Gillies & Hook.   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Laretia  acaulis (Cav.) Gillies & Hook. 
SynonymsHuanaca acaulis Cav. (basionym)
 Azorella acaulis (Cav.) Drude
 Huanaca bergii Hieron.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude0-3500m
Description leaves numerous, oblong-ligulate, at apex attenuate, at base vaginate-amplexicaule, umbels terminal, few flowered, sessile, bracts ovate-lanceolate
Size1-5cm
Colorrich yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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