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Pycnophyllum  markgrafianum Mattf.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  markgrafianum Mattf. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4000-4500m
Description stems numerous, leaves in spiral, orbiculate-obovate, obtuse, shiny, ca. 2mm long, flowers solitary, sepals obovate, at base constricted, petals oblong-linear, bifid
Size2-3cm
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
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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