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Pycnophyllum  mucronulatum Mattf.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Pycnophyllum  mucronulatum Mattf. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Jujuy)
rocky slopes
Description leaves densely imbricate, opposite, subspiral, long vaginate, oblong-lanceolate, 1-2mm, mucronate, glabrous, shiny, flowers solitary, petals absent
Size4-6cm
Color
Bloomspring
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, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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