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Castilleja  pumila (Benth.) Wedd.   
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FamilyOROBANCHACEAE
Genus species var.Castilleja  pumila (Benth.) Wedd. 
SynonymsCastilleja nubigena var. pumila Benth. (basionym)
 Castilleja fissifolia ssp. pumila (Benth.) Melch.
 Castilleja trifida Melch.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaColombiaChile NorthEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude2600-4500m
Description grey pubescent, leaves and floral bracts similar, pinnatisect, segments 3-7, linear, bracts scarlet-red, orange or yellow
Size15-30cm
Colorgreenish
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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