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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  filipes Killip 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude3000-4500m
Description basal leaves orbiculate-reniform, 1-2cm wide, 5-lobate, lobes 3-lobate, ultimate segments rounded, mucronate, appres strigose, petiolate, peduncles 2-5cm, 2-flowered, petals 5-8
Size10-15cm
Colordeep rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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