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Adesmia  candida Hook.f.  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  candida Hook.f.  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsAdesmia canescens (A.Gray) Speg.
 Streptodesmia canescens A.Gray
 Patagonium candidum (Hook.f.) Macloskie
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NortheastArgentina SouthArgentina Northwest
dry, stony grassland
Altitude0-1000m
Description sponise, leaves pinnate, leaflets 7-11 pairs, thick, revolute, ovate to elliptic, 3-6mm long, crowded at base of spinose rachis, flowers solitary, 6-9mm long
Size7-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationopen
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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