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Scleranthus  peruvianus Muschl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Scleranthus  peruvianus Muschl. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland and rocks
Altitude4000-4500m
Description stems glabrous, leaves at base dilated, linear to lanceolate, flatly convex, densely ciliate, glabrous, 6-7mm, subsessile in lax cymes, petals 5, subulate
Size6-10cm
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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