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Caiophora  nivalis Lillo   
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FamilyLOASACEAE
Genus species var.Caiophora  nivalis Lillo 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaJujuySaltaTucuman)
rocky slopes
Altitude3500-4400m
Description grey-green, leaves stinging hirsute, pinnatifid, segments ovate, rounded, flowers solitary in the midst of leaf rosette
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
root cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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