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Cerastium  imbricatum Kunth   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  imbricatum Kunth 
SynonymsCerastium imbricatum var. laxum Rohrb.
 Cerastium imbricatum var. mandonianum Rohrb.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaColombiaEcuadorPeru
rocks
Altitude4000-5000m
Description leaves sessile, densely imbricate, spathulate-oblong, softly lanate, 8-15mm, flowers terminal, shortly pedicellate, calyx hispid, campanulate, petals oblong, cuneate
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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