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Pycnophyllum  bryoides (Phil.) Rohrb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  bryoides (Phil.) Rohrb. 
SynonymsStichophyllum bryoides Phil. (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile NorthPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4100-4600m
Description leaves crowded, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, 2-3mm long, flowers 3-5mm long, thinly pedicellate, petals bifid
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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