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Anarthrophyllum  rigidum (Hook. & Arn.) Hieron.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Anarthrophyllum  rigidum (Hook. & Arn.) Hieron.  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsGenista rigida Hook. & Arn. (basionym)
 Anarthrophyllum brevistipula Phil.
 Anarthrophyllum negeri Chodat & Wilczek
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude200-2500m
Description leaves adpressed pubescent, petiolate, trifoliolate, acerose, stipules shorter than petiole, connate, flowers 2-3 at apex of branchlets, calyx hirsute
Size15-30cm
Colororange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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