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Hypericum  caespitosum Cham. & Schltdl.   
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FamilyHYPERICACEAE
Genus species var.Hypericum  caespitosum Cham. & Schltdl. 
SynonymsHypericum brevistylum Choisy
 Hypericum chilense Gay
 Hypericum muscoides Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (BiobíoLa Araucania)Chile South, (Los LagosMagellanes)
grassland
Altitude100-1500m
Description stems numerous, ramose, leaves opposite, sessile, linear, sharply acute, 8-10mm, flowers in terminal cymes, sepals ovate-lanceolate, petals 5-7mm
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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