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Leucheria  leontopodioides (Kuntze) K.Schum.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Leucheria  leontopodioides (Kuntze) K.Schum.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsLasiorrhiza leontopodioides Kuntze (basionym)
 Leucheria hoffmanni DusÚn
 Leucheria lanigera O.Hoffm.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description densely white glandular-lanate, leaves elliptic, pinnatisect, 7-15mm long, segments 9-17, oblong, entire, capitula solitary, ligules to 4mm long, involucre 12mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18░C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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