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Oritrophium  peruvianum (Lam.) Cuatrec.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Oritrophium  peruvianum (Lam.) Cuatrec.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsDoronicum peruvianum Lam. (basionym)
 Aster peruvianus (Lam.) Cabrera
 Erigeron peruvianus (Lam.) Cuatrec.
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeruVenezuela
grassland
Altitude2500-4500m
Description basal leaves oblong-lanceolate, obtuse, tapered to petiole, entire, stem leaves linear-lanceolate, obtuse, capitula 2-3cm across, solitary, phyllaries linear, acute, villose
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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