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Lachemilla  equisetiformis (Trevis.) Rothm.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Lachemilla  equisetiformis (Trevis.) Rothm. 
SynonymsAlchemilla equisetiformis Trevis. (basionym)
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaColombiaVenezuela
grassland
Altitude2500-4200m
Description leaf sheaths imbricate, outside reticulate veined, inside lanate, segments 4-6, erect, oblong-triangular, obtuse, equal, glabrous, inflorescence composite of dense clusters
Size5-15cm
Color
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in late summer
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