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Adesmia  minor (Hook. & Arn.) Burkart  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  minor (Hook. & Arn.) Burkart  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsAdesmia horrida var. minor Hook. & Arn. (basionym)
 Adesmia caespitosa Hook.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile North
steppes
Altitude2000-3000m
Description glabrous or minutely pubescent, spines simple, leaves 4-8mm, leaflets 3-4-pairs, elliptic, flowers 7-8mm, pedicellate, pedicels sericeous, pod curvate
Size1-3cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained 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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