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Menonvillea  virens (Phil.) Rollins   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Menonvillea  virens (Phil.) Rollins 
SynonymsHexaptera virens Phil. (basionym)
 Hexaptera cuneata var. famatinensis Hieron.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile North
scree
Altitude2000-5000m
Description leaves broadly obovate to oblanceolate, dark green, sometimes apically dentate, flowers 6-8mm across in dense head, fragrant
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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