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Hoffmannseggia  viscosa (Ruiz & Pav.) Hook.  trib. Caesalpinieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hoffmannseggia  viscosa (Ruiz & Pav.) Hook.  trib. Caesalpinieae
SynonymsLarrea viscosa Ruiz & Pav. (basionym)
 Caesalpinia viscosa (Ruiz & Pav.) Fisch.
 Hoffmannseggia ternata Phil.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaChile North, (Tarapaca)Peru
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-3000m
Description leaves long, glandular petiolate, ternate, each leaflet with 5 pairs of segments, ovate, glabrous, white glandular, flowers few, large, outside red
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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