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Senecio  rhizocephalus Turcz.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  rhizocephalus Turcz.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio repens DC.
 Senecio repens var. rhizocephalus (Turcz.) Cabrera
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude3500-4500m
Description acaulescent, leaves in rosette, obovate to oblong-spathulate, dentate to serrate-incised, abaxially tomentose, capitula 1-5, discoid, sessile amongst leaves
Size5-8cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
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