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Gamochaeta  andina (Phil.) Cabrera  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gamochaeta  andina (Phil.) Cabrera  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium andinum Phil. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (Santiago)
rocky slopes
Altitude2400-2700m
Description white lanate, basal leaves crowded, linear-spathulate, obtuse, to 25mm, stem leaves narrowly linear, capitula 7-10, 3mm, cylindric-campanulate, in terminal cluster
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomspring
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 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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