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Geranium  ayavacense Kunth   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  ayavacense Kunth 
SynonymsGeranium decumbens R.Knuth
 Geranium piurense R.Kunth
 Geranium tiguense Aedo & Muņoz Garm.
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
grassland and rocks
Altitude3000-4000m
Description petioles to 5cm long, filiform, leaves 2-3cm wide, 5-7-divided, stipules long acuminate, peduncles 1-3cm, petals spathulate, purple-red striate
Size10-20cm
Colorreddish, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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