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Reicheella  andicola (Phil.) Pax   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Reicheella  andicola (Phil.) Pax 
SynonymsLyallia andicola Phil. (basionym)
 Bryopsis andicola (Phil.) Reiche
Territory Southern South AmericaChile North, (AntofagastaTarapaca)
rocky slopes
Altitude3400-3600m
Description leaves ovate-triangular, 1mm long, flowers solitary, terminal, sepals 4, persistent, membranous, petals shorter than sepals
Size1-2cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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