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Nastanthus  ventosus (Meyen) Miers   
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FamilyCALYCERACEAE
Genus species var.Nastanthus  ventosus (Meyen) Miers 
SynonymsCalycera ventosa Meyen (baisonym)
 Boopis agglomerata (Miers) Hauman
 Nastanthus gayanus (Phil.) Miers
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central
rocky slopes
Altitude1500.3200m
Description taproot leaves oblong-cuneate, obtuse, sinuate-dentate, teeth shortly ovate, obtuse, leaflets of involucre ca. 12, triangular, trilobate, corolla long infundibuliform
Size2-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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