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Berberis  saxicola Lechler   
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FamilyBERBERIDACEAE
Genus species var.Berberis  saxicola Lechler 
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
thickets
Altitude2800-4600m
Description glabrous, espinose, leaves fasciculate of 3-5, ovate, mucronate-dentate, tapered to petiole, floral pedicels solitary or of two, one-flowered, berry ovate, deep violet
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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