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Calandrinia  carolinii Hershk. & D.I.Ford   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Calandrinia  carolinii Hershk. & D.I.Ford 
SynonymsBaitaria acaulis Ruiz & Pav.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2900-4000m
Description acaulescent, leaves long, subulate, to linear-lanceolate, remote, corolla tubular, lobes 5, style 3-fid, capsule triquetrous, seed numerous
Size3-5cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
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Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings of rosettes in summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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