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Pycnophyllum  weberbaueri Muschl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  weberbaueri Muschl. 
SynonymsPlettkea weberbaueri Mattf.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4000-4500m
Description stems very ramose, leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 1mm long, amplexicaule, obtuse, mucronate, rather coriaceous, ciliate, sepals oval, petals orbiculate-ovate
Size2-3cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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