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Belloa  chilensis (Hook. & Arn.) J.Rémy  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Belloa  chilensis (Hook. & Arn.) J.Rémy  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsLucilia chilensis Hook. & Arn. (basionym)
 Lucilia frigida Reiche
 Lucilia nivea (Phil.) Cabrera
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile North
grassland
Altitude900-2000m
Description stems trailing, rooting, leaves white lanate, obovate, 3-10mm long, dense, at apex of stems, capitula 2-4, terminal and axillary, amongst upper leaves, phyllaries acute
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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