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Loasa  lateritia Arn.   
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FamilyLOASACEAE
Genus species var.Loasa  lateritia Arn. 
SynonymsLoasa acaulis Urb. & Gilg
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude1300-3000m
Description leaves basal, ovate to orbiculate in outline, trifoliolate, leaflets pinnatisect, segments crenate, flowers solitary, erect, pedicellate, in axils of upper leaves
Size10-15cm
Colororange red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late spring and summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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