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Xerodraba  pectinata (Speg.) Skottsb.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Xerodraba  pectinata (Speg.) Skottsb. 
SynonymsBraya pectinata Speg. (basionym)
 Eudema pectinata (Speg.) Gilg & Muschl.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa Cruz)Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude100-1500m
Description leaves densely imbricate, erect, subulate, abaxially carinate, glabrous, pectinate-ciliate, flowers solitary, pedicellate, sepals oblong-linear, erect, petals spathulate
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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