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Gaultheria  nubigena (Phil.) B.L.Burtt & Sleumer   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  nubigena (Phil.) B.L.Burtt & Sleumer 
SynonymsPernettya nubigena Phil. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (NeuquénRio Negro)Chile South, (Los Lagos)
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-1500m
Description leaves elliptic-ovate to lanceolate, acuminate, finely serrate, ciliate, 15-25mm, flowers in terminal panicle, corolla campanulate-cylindrical, 5mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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