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Gamocarpha  dentata Phil.   
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FamilyCALYCERACEAE
Genus species var.Gamocarpha  dentata Phil. 
SynonymsGamocarpha dentata var. glaucescens Hicken
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Chile Central, (BiobíoLa Araucania)
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2500m
Description hirsute, leaves densely crowded along stem, spathulate-linear, thick, 5-dentate, to 12mm long, heads terminal, nearly hidden amongst upper leaves
Size5-8cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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