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Senecio  algens Wedd.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  algens Wedd.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio algens var. minor Sch.Bip.
 Senecio algens var. major Sch.Bip.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile NorthPeru
rocks
Altitude3200-5300m
Description acaulescent, glabrous, leaves spathulate, obtuse, entire, flat, capitula discoid, 1cm across, solitary, involucre campanulate, phyllaries linear, uninerved
Size3-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
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 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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