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Senecio  expansus Wedd.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  expansus Wedd.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio lyratus DC.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuySalta)BoliviaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude3900-4500m
Description leaves long petiolate, broadly elliptic to orbiculate, obtuse, crenate, abaxially grey tomentose, capitula solitary, discoid, calyculate, sessile, phyllaries linear
Size3-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
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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