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Pycnophyllum  lechlerianum Rohrb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  lechlerianum Rohrb. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude3500-4000m
Description leaves coriaceous, broadly ovate-lanceolate, at apex attenuate, 6mm long, calyx broadly ovoid, 3mm, sepals scarious, lanceolate, obtuse, mucronate, petals absent
Size3-5cm
Color
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
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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