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Adesmia  leiocarpa Hook. & Arn.   
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  leiocarpa Hook. & Arn. 
SynonymsAdesmia psilocarpa Phil.
 Patagonium leiocarpum (Hook. & Arn.) Kuntze
 Patagonium psilocarpum (Phil.) Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaChile CentralChile North
dry, stony grassland
Altitude0-1300m
Description hispid, leaves 2-3cm long, leaflets 5-7 pairs, oblong, at base cuneate, 8-10mm long, flowers in large, terminal raceme, calyx lobes short, pod hirsute; anual
Size18-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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