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Gamochaeta  spiciformis (Sch.Bip.) Cabrera  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gamochaeta  spiciformis (Sch.Bip.) Cabrera  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium spiciforme Sch.Bip. (basionym)
 Gamochaeta peteroana (Phil.) Anderb.
 Gnaphalium mucronatum Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description arachnose-lanate, leaves spathulate, mucronate, adaxially subglabrous, capitula cylindric-campanulate, 3mm, crowded in short, hemispherical spike, involucre dark purple
Size10-20cm
Colorrose
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
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 Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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