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Adesmia  silvestrii (Speg.) Burkart  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  silvestrii (Speg.) Burkart  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsPatagonium silvestrii Speg. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa Cruz)
alluvial gravel
Altitude0-500m
Description glabrous or minutely pubescent, leaves 8-25mm, leaflets obovate or orbiculate, 2-8mm, carnose, raceme 3-10mm long, flowers 7-10mm, pedicels 5-7mm
Size5-20mm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous soil, sun
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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