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Psychrophila  obtusa (Cheeseman) W.A.Weber   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Psychrophila  obtusa (Cheeseman) W.A.Weber 
SynonymsCaltha obtusa Cheeseman (basionym)
 Caltha introloba var. obtusa (Cheeseman) Ewart
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitudesubalpine
Description glabrous, leaves petiolate, broadly oblong to suborbiculate, crenate to dentate, emarginate, at base bilobate, flowers 2-4cm across, sepals 5, obovate
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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