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Colobanthus  lycopodioides Griseb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Colobanthus  lycopodioides Griseb. 
SynonymsColobanthus lechleri Phil.
 Colobanthus patagonicus Hieron.
 Drudea lycopodioides (Griseb.) Griseb.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
grassland
Altitude0-2300m
Description glabrous, leaves small, at base connate, ovate-lanceolate, acute, curvate, floral pedicels short, in fruit not elongate, flowers pentamerous, sepals acute
Size3-5cm
Colorpale green
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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