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Eriachaenium  magellanicum Sch.Bip.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Eriachaenium  magellanicum Sch.Bip.  trib. Mutisieae
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutSanta CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1000m
Description leaves carnose, shiny, obovate-lanceolate, at base tapered, sparsely dentate, abaxially arachnose-tomentose, 1-2cm long, capitula subspherical, phyllaries irregularly serrate
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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