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Acaena  patagonica A.E.Martic.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  patagonica A.E.Martic. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1100m
Description leaves in outline oblong, 1-3cm, leaflets 5-8 pairs, 3-7mm, obovate-orbiculate, 3-5-partite, lobes linear, margins revolute, adaxially glabrous, inflorescence spicate
Size10-20cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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