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Arenaria  tetragyna Schltdl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  tetragyna Schltdl. 
SynonymsArenaria tetragyna var. imbricata Rohrb.
 Arenaria tetragyna var. laxa Rohrb.
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
grassland and thickets
Altitude3500-5000m
Description stems glabrous, leaves approximate, pale green, flat, lanceolate, obtuse, membranous, ciliolate, 6-10mm, flowers solitary, terminal, pedicellate, petals ovate, short
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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