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Caiophora  chuquitensis (Meyen) Urb. & Gilg   
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FamilyLOASACEAE
Genus species var.Caiophora  chuquitensis (Meyen) Urb. & Gilg 
SynonymsLoasa chuquitensis Meyen (basionym)
 Caiophora macrocarpa Urb. & Gilg
 Caiophora superba Phil.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile NorthPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-4500m
Description leaves lanceolate, 6cm long, pinnatisect, segments dentate, acute, floral stem sparsely leafy, tomentose, flowers 2-4 in cluster, petals spreading
Size20-85cm
Colorred-orange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
root cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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