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Adesmia  pentaphylla Phil.  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  pentaphylla Phil.  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsPatagonium pentaphyllum (Phil.) Reiche
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Mendoza)Chile Central, (Santiago)
steppes
Altitude2200-3000m
Description leaves 4-5mm, leaflets 3 pairs, crowded at apex of rachis, obovate, pubescent, 2-3mm, flowers at apex of branchlets, shortly pedicellate, calyx campanulate, corolla pubescent
Size10-15cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomspring
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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