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Astragalus  santiagensis Speg.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  santiagensis Speg.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus amoenus (Phil.) Reiche
 Astragalus philippianus (Kuntze) Hauman
 Phaca amoena Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (Santiago)
rocky slopes
Description white lanate, leaves petiolate, 3cm long, leaflets 6 pairs, oblong, obtuse, 6mm, stipules membranous, connate, flowers in cyme, 2cm long, calyx tubular, black
Size4-9cm
Coloryellow, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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