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Valeriana  microphylla Kunth   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  microphylla Kunth 
SynonymsValeriana alophis Graebn.
 Valeriana bonplandiana Wedd.
 Valeriana origanifolia Turcz.
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude2000-4500m
Description leaves obovate to oblong-lanceolate, shortly petiolate, entire, coriaceous, flowers in dense panicle, corolla infundibuliform, ca. 5mm long
Size15-20cm
Colorwhitish rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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