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Alsine  rupestris Muschl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Alsine  rupestris Muschl. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocks
Altitude4500-5100m
Description leaves lanceolate or ovate, amplexicaule, acute, densely strigose or glabrescent, ciliate, many-nerved, 8mm long, flowers solitary, sepals oblong, petals 4-5mm, ovate
Size3-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
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, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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