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Linum  oligophyllum Schult.   
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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  oligophyllum Schult. 
SynonymsLinum oligophyllum var. glandulosum Schiede
 Linum weberbaueri Krause
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-4000m
Description leaves uninerved, basally opposite, apically alternate, patent, linear to lanceolate, acute or acuminate, flowers solitary, terminal, petals obovate, emarginate, 7-12mm
Size6-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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