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Nassauvia  pygmaea (Cass.) Hook.f.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Nassauvia  pygmaea (Cass.) Hook.f.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsTriachne pygmaea Cass. (basionym)
 Nassauvia nordenskjoldii (O.Hoffm.) Reiche
 Nassauvia pumila var. nordenskjoldii (O.Hoffm.) Reiche
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile Central, (La Araucania)Chile South, (AisÚnLos LagosMagellanes)
rocks and scree
Altitude0-1000m
Description leaves dense, imbricate, bright green, ovate-lanceolate, 2mm, curvate, mucronate, inflorescence spherical, 10-12mm wide
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent subshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18░C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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