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Oritrophium  limnophilum (Sch.Bip.) Cuatrec.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Oritrophium  limnophilum (Sch.Bip.) Cuatrec.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsErigeron limnophilus Sch.Bip. (basionym)
 Aster limnophilus (Sch.Bip.) Hemsl. & H.Pearson
 Erigeron frigidus Wedd.
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaBoliviaColombiaEcuadorPeruVenezuela
grassland and rocks
Altitude3600-4800m
Description basal leaves oblong-lanceolate, 2cm, obtuse, petiolate, glabrous, uninerved, stem leaves linear-oblong, acute, capitula solitary, 1cm, phyllaries at margins violet
Size2-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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 late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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