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Urmenetea  atacamensis Phil.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Urmenetea  atacamensis Phil.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsOnoseris atacamensis (Phil.) O.Hoffm.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaJujuySalta)Chile North, (AntofagastaAtacama)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude2400-4000m
Description leaves thick, coriaceous, petiolate, rhombic, white lanate, denticulate, capitula solitary, terminal, 20-25mm, phyllaries linear, acute, ligules lanate
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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