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Astragalus  palenae (Phil.) Reiche  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  palenae (Phil.) Reiche  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca palenae Phil. (basionym)
 Astragalus oreophilus Reiche
 Astragalus pallens K.Schum.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude0-2000m
Description grey hirsute, leaves 3-4cm, petiolate, leaflets 6-7 pairs, obovate-oblong, revolute, flowers 6-8 in terminal head, calyx white hirsute, pod pendent, elliptic, 2cm long
Size6-10cm
Coloryellowish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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