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Lepechinia  meyenii (Walp.) Epling   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Lepechinia  meyenii (Walp.) Epling 
SynonymsStachys meyenii Walp. (basionym)
 Sphacele meyenii (Walp.) J.F.Macbr.
 Sphacele tenuiflora Benth.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NortheastArgentina NorthwestBoliviaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-5200m
Description grey hirsute, leaves 3-5cm, oblong, obtuse, petiolate, crenate, corrugate, reticulate, whorls 2-6-flowered, remote, campanulate, lobes ovate, obtuse
Size10-12cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
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