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Valeriana  pycnantha A.Gray   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  pycnantha A.Gray 
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile NorthPeru
grassland and rocks
Altitude4000-4900m
Description glabrous, leaves in rosette, linear-spathulate, 2-3cm, 3-5mm wide, gradually tapered to broad petiole, entire, carnose, stem leaves in whorl, floral heads ovoid
Size2-5cm
Colorrose
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, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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