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Laestadia  rupestris Benth.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Laestadia  rupestris Benth.  trib. Astereae
Territory Western South AmericaColombia
grassland and rocks
Altitudealpine
Description leaves crowded at apex of stems, numerous, 4-6mm, uninerved, at margins shortly ciliate, capitula pedicellate, solitary, 6-10mm across, involucre glabrous
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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