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Arcytophyllum  filiforme (Ruiz & Pav.) Standl.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Arcytophyllum  filiforme (Ruiz & Pav.) Standl. 
SynonymsHedyotis filiformis Ruiz & Pav. (basionym)
 Hedyotis hypnoides Kunth
 Hedyotis serpens Kunth
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaColombiaEcuadorPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-4500m
Description glabrous, leaves orbiculate-ovate, obtuse, shortly petiolate, margins scabrous, membranous, stipules short, glandular-ciliate, flowers axillary, solitary, pedicellate
Size3-7cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
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, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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