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Adesmia  acuta Burkart  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  acuta Burkart  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsAdesmia acuta f. choiquesica Burkart
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)
steppes
Altitude1700-2800m
Description young branchlets grey sericeous, leaves 7-20mm, at apex with spine, leaflets ovate- elliptic, 4-12mm, grey sericeous, subconduplicate, flowers 1cm, pedicellate, red variegate
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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