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Senecio  tricephalus Kuntze  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  tricephalus Kuntze  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio tupungatoi Hauman
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (NeuquénSanta Cruz)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-3800m
Description laxly scabrously glandular, stems densely leafy, leaves pinnatifid, segments 1-2pairs, linear, acute, 2-4mm, capitula discoid, long pedunculate, solitary, terminal
Size6-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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