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Giliastrum  foetidum (Benth.) J.M.Porter   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Giliastrum  foetidum (Benth.) J.M.Porter 
SynonymsGilia foetida Benth. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaMendozaSaltaSan Juan)
grassland and rocks
Altitude2000-3000m
Description densely glandular-hirsute, stems ramose, leaves pinnatifid, segments broadly linear to ovate, acerose, sparsely dentate, flowers 15-18mm long, terminal, solitary, pedicellate
Size10-12cm
Colorwhite, blue
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, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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