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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  dicranoides Kunth 
SynonymsLobelia bryoides Schult.
 Pycnophyllum dicranoides (Kunth) Muschl.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaEcuadorPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4000-5000m
Description glabrous, leaves imbricate, 4-seriate, 3-4mm, ovate-lanceolate, acute, flowers sessile, terminal, sepals oblong, petals spathulate
Size2-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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, 13-18C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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