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Oritrophium  repens (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Oritrophium  repens (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster repens Kunth (basionym)
 Erigeron repens (Kunth) Wedd.
 Eupatorium berteroanum Colla
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
grassland and rocks
Altitude2400-3800m
Description basal leaves lanceolate, obtuse, petiolate, entire, glabrous, coriaceous, stem leaves reduced, subulate, capitula solitary, phyllaries linear, acuminate, ciliate
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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 spring; cuttings in spring and in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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