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Halenia  hypericoides (Kunth) G.Don   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Halenia  hypericoides (Kunth) G.Don 
SynonymsSwertia hypericoides Kunth (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaColombia
grassland and rocks
Altitude2500-3000m
Description basal leaves few pairs, approximate, lanceolate, 2cm, acute, vaginate, the upper minute, sessile, oblong, inflorescence paniculate, axillary and terminal, corolla to 1cm long
Size3-7cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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