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Geranium  leucanthum Griseb.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  leucanthum Griseb. 
SynonymsGeranium delphinifolium R.Knuth
 Geranium tafiense Aedo & Munoz Garm.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaSaltaTucuman)
grassland
Altitude2000-3000m
Description stems hirsute, leaves reniform, palmatisect, segments 7, rhombic, tripartite, lobes with 3-5 oblong teeth, flowers solitary, sepals mucronate, petals emarginate, 12-15mm
Size15-35cm
Colorwhite, lilac
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 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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