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Valeriana  herrerae Killip   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  herrerae Killip 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland and rocks
Altitude3600-4000m
Description basal leaves long petiolate, ovate to orbiculate-reniform, 1-2cm, obtuse or rounded, membranous, glabrous, stem leaves ovate, serrate, flowers in dense clusters, producing raceme
Size15-25cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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