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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  thysanodes Fenzl 
SynonymsLychnis thysanodes (Fenzl) Hook.f.
 Melandrium thysanodes (Fenzl) A.Gray
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-4500m
Description leaves lanceolate, ciliate, tomentose, glandular, floral stems glandular-pubescent, flowers solitary, calyx broadly campanulate, lobes ovate, obtuse, petals longer than calyx
Size5-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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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