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Novenia  acaulis (B.D.Jacks.) S.E.Freire & F.Hellw.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Novenia  acaulis (B.D.Jacks.) S.E.Freire & F.Hellw.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsLepidophyllum acaule B.D.Jacks. (basionym)
 Gnaphalium tunariense Kuntze
 Lucilia tunariensis (Kuntze) K.Schum.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Salta)Peru
rocky slopes
Altitude3100-5000m
Description leaves rigid, linear, 12-22mm long, sharply acute, basally lanate, apically glabrous, capitula 2-3, cylindrical, long, half hidden in leaf rosette
Size1-2cm
Colorstraw yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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