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Paronychia  andina A.Gray   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Paronychia  andina A.Gray 
SynonymsParonychia membranacea Muschl.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
rocks
Altitude3000-5000m
Description stems subglabrous, stipules imbricate, oblong-lanceolate, leaves coriaceous, subimbricate, ovate-oblong, tipped with spine, glabrous, 2-3, flowers in cluster
Size3-7cm
Color
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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