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Belonanthus  longitubulosus Schmale   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Belonanthus  longitubulosus Schmale 
SynonymsValeriana longitubulosa (Schmale) Eriksen
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude3200-4100m
Description leaves linear-spathulate, 3-6cm long, 1-3mm across, acute, entire, densely shortly pilose, inflorescence loosely capitate, flowers sessile, tube of corolla 8-9mm
Size4-7cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
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
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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