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Viola  portulacea Leyb.   
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  portulacea Leyb. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)Chile Central, (Santiago)
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-4500m
Description leaves spathulate-cuneate, shortly acuminate, tapered to long petiole, margins narrowly membranous, petals dark stripped
Size5-10cm
Colorblue
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
rosette cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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