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Mutisia  linearifolia Cav.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Mutisia  linearifolia Cav.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsAplophyllum linearifolium (Cav.) Cass.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)Chile Central, (BiobíoMauleO'Higgins)
steppes
Altitude0-2100m
Description leaves rigid, linear, sessile, 1-3cm long, shortly mucronate, involucre 20-25mm high, ligules 8-10, 12-17mm long, styles conspicuously bright scarlet
Size10-30cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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