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Senna  brongniartii (Gaudich.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby  trib. Cassieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Senna  brongniartii (Gaudich.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby  trib. Cassieae
SynonymsCassia brongniartii Gaudich. (basionym)
 Cassia conjugata Benth.
 Cassia misera Phil.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaChile North, (AntofagastaTarapaca)Peru
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaflets 1 pair, ovate-elliptic, at apex rounded, coriaceous, sparsely hirsute, inflorescence few flowered, closely over leaves, flowers pendent, sepals oblong, obtuse
Size5-10cm
Colorblue
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecompact shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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