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Lepidium  boelckei Al-Shehbaz   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lepidium  boelckei Al-Shehbaz 
SynonymsLepidium marginatum Griseb.
 Lepidium meyenii ssp. marginatum (Griseb.) Thell.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaJujuyLa RiojaSalta)
grassland and rocks
Altitude3000-3400m
Description pubescent, basal leaves in rosette, petiolate, spathulate, 2-5cm, obtuse or rounded, entire to pinnatisect, stem leaves oblanceolate, sessile, raceme many flowered, petals 2-4mm
Size5-18cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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