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Pycnophyllopsis  muscosa Skottsb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllopsis  muscosa Skottsb. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutNeuquénRio NegroSanta CruzTierra del Fuego (Argentina))
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1300m
Description leaves opposite, densely imbricate, convex, ovate-triangular, acute, at base connate, coriaceous, 2-3mm, solitary, terminal, hidden amongst upper leaves, ca. 2mm
Size5-12cm
Colorwhite
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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