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Xenophyllum  rigidum (Kunth) V.A.Funk  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Xenophyllum  rigidum (Kunth) V.A.Funk  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsWerneria rigida Kunth (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuador
snow patches
Altitude4600-4700m
Description leaves linear-oblong, obtuse, carnose, flat, at base densely lanate, capitula sessile, phyllaries linear-lanceolate .
Size3-7cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
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, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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