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Colobanthus  wallii Petrie   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Colobanthus  wallii Petrie 
SynonymsColobanthus mollis W.R.B.Oliv.
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves dense, not imbricate, shortly, distinctly vaginate, linear, 5-10mm, abruptly tapered to short tip, pedicels short, flowers to 5mm long, sepals 4, wide
Size2-3cm
Color
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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