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Loasa  sigmoidea Urb. & Gilg   
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FamilyLOASACEAE
Genus species var.Loasa  sigmoidea Urb. & Gilg 
SynonymsLoasa kurtzii Urb. & Gilg
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Mendoza)Chile Central, (CoquimboSantiagoValparaíso)Chile North, (Atacama)
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-3300m
Description leaves remote, opposite, in outline lanceolate, 1-5cm long, pinnatifid, segments lobate, obtuse, flowers solitary, petals convex, narrowly lobate-dentate
Size10-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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