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Chaetanthera  renifolia (J.Rémy) Cabrera  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chaetanthera  renifolia (J.Rémy) Cabrera  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsElachia renifolia J.Rémy (basionym)
 Chaetanthera crenata (Phil.) F.Meigen
 Tylloma renifolium (J.Rémy) Wedd.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (Santiago)
snow patches
Altitude3500-4000m
Description leaves carnose, orbiculate-rhombic, long petiolate, crenulate, capitula solitary, surrounded by upper stem leaves, involucre globular, ligules sparsely hirsute
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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