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Lithodraba  mendocinensis (Hauman) Boelcke   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lithodraba  mendocinensis (Hauman) Boelcke 
SynonymsXerodraba mendocinensis Hauman (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)
rocks
Altitude1700-3000m
Description leaves in crowded rosette, linear, coriaceous, carnose, sessile, 3-6mm long, flowers 1-5, 4-7mm across, in sessile, umbellate raceme
Size15-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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