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Lupinus  pinguis Ulbr.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lupinus  pinguis Ulbr.  trib. Genisteae
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-3000m
Description subacaulescent, leaves long petiolate, densely appresed sericeous, leaflets 9-12, to 5cm long, obtuse, scapes 5-7cm, carnose, raceme equally long, flowers 11-12mm
Size10-15cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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