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Senecio  nivalis (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  nivalis (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsCulcitium nivale Kunth (basionym)
 Culcitium nivale var. neaei DC.
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2700-4800m
Description leaves in rosette, linear-lanceolate, 6-12cm long, margins involute, upper leaves minute, bracteate, capitula solitary, pendent, ca. 15mm across, involucre at base lanate
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
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