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Valeriana  carnosa Sm.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  carnosa Sm. 
SynonymsValeriana magellanica Lam.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude0-2700m
Description glabrous, basal leaves elliptic or ovate, acute or obtuse, long petiolate, coarsely irregularly dentate, inflorescence lax, paniculate, corolla infundibuliform, achenes 6mm
Size15-25cm
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, 16-21°C
division in early spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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