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Galium  magellanicum Hook.f.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Galium  magellanicum Hook.f. 
SynonymsGalium chonoense Hook.f.
 Galium forsteri Phil.
 Galium valdivianum Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves in whorls of 5, linear-lanceolate, acute, on margins scabrous, denticulate, ca. 1cm long, peduncles axillary, 1-2-flowered, flowers relatively large, in age yellowish
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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