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Pycnophyllum  filiforme Mattf.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  filiforme Mattf. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4500-4800m
Description branchlets ramose, filiform, leaves rarely spiral, white membranous sheaths 0.5mm wide, leaves ovate, flowers dioecious, sepals ovate-elliptic
Size1-3cm
Color
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
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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