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Silene  patagonica (Speg.) Bocquet   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  patagonica (Speg.) Bocquet 
SynonymsLychnis patagonica Speg. (basionym)
 Melandrium densifolium DusÚn
 Silene densifolia (DusÚn) Bocquet
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutRio Negro)Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-1500m
Description leaves minute, lanceolate, ca. 1cm long, obtuse, pubescent, glabrescent, sessile, opposite, flat, ciliate, vaginate, flowers solitary, calyx campanulate, ventricose, ca. 12mm
Size2-5cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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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