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Belonanthus  spathulatus (Ruiz & Pav.) Schmale   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Belonanthus  spathulatus (Ruiz & Pav.) Schmale 
SynonymsValeriana spathulata Ruiz & Pav. (basionym)
 Phyllactis spathulata (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude3000-4800m
Description leaves linear or spathulate, 2-3cm long, obtuse, sparsely pilose, obscurely ciliate, peduncles thick, 2-3mm long, flowers sessile, corolla tube 5-7mm, lobes ovate, nearly 2mm
Size2-5cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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