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Ourisia  pygmaea Phil.  trib. Angelonieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Ourisia  pygmaea Phil.  trib. Angelonieae
SynonymsOurisia uniflora auct.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutNeuquénRio Negro)Chile Central, (BiobíoLa Araucania)Chile South, (Los Lagos)
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-2200m
Description glabrous, stems filiform, leaves suborbiculate, entire, 3mm, flowers axillary, pedicellate, pendent, calyx lobes ovate-oblong
Size2-4cm
Colorpale violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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