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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  antarctica (Kuntze) Pedersen 
SynonymsLychnis antarctica Kuntze (basionym)
 Melandrium alpestre DusÚn
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa Cruz)Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-1500m
Description leaves dense, narrowly lanceolate, 1-2cm, flat, densely glandular-pubescent, densely ciliate, opposite, carnose, sessile, vaginate, flowers erect, solitary, calyx ventricose
Size3-8cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
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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