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Pycnophyllum  molle J.Rémy   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  molle J.Rémy 
SynonymsPycnophyllum aculeatum Muschl.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile NorthPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude3500-5100m
Description soft, leaves yellow-green, orbiculate to obovate, ca. 2mm long, thin, corolla 5mm long, with entire to tridentate petals
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, 13-18°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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