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Astragalus  geminiflorus Humb. & Bonpl.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  geminiflorus Humb. & Bonpl.  trib. Galegeae
Territory Western South AmericaEcuador
grassland
Altitude3500-4800m
Description leaves imparipinnate, leaflets crowded, oblong, silvery sericeous, 2-3mm long, flowers 1-2, sessile, axillary, pod bilocular, sericeous, 6-8mm long, ovoid
Size1-5cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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