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Nassauvia  sprengelioides DC.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Nassauvia  sprengelioides DC.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsNassauvia araucana Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Chile Central, (BiobíoLa AraucaniaMaule)
rocky slopes
Altitude2200-3300m
Description leaves laxly imbricate, broadly ovate, amplexicaule, spinose-acuminate, serrulate, flat, nervation distinct, glabrous, abaxially pubescent, capitula in lax oblong spike
Size20-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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