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Dalea  elegans Hook. & Arn.  trib. Amorpheae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Dalea  elegans Hook. & Arn.  trib. Amorpheae
SynonymsDalea stenophylla Griseb.
 Parosela elegans (Hook. & Arn.) J.F.Macbr.
 Parosela eosina J.F.Macbr.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NortheastArgentina NorthwestBolivia
grassland and thickets
Altitude500-3000m
Description glabrous, leaves imparipinnate, leaflets 14-16 pairs, minute, linear-cuneate, obtuse, spike terminal, pedunculate, cylindrical, calyx sericeous-lanate, corolla ca. 1cm
Size15-35cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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