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Pycnophyllum  convexum Griseb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  convexum Griseb. 
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaJujuySaltaTucuman)
rocks
Altitude4000-4500m
Description leaves spiral imbricate, shortly ovate, acute, convex, coriaceous, margins thickened, flowers terminal, sessile, petals 0, calyx lobes ovate-oblong, obtuse
Size2-3cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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