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Ourisia  polyantha Poepp. & Endl.  trib. Angelonieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Ourisia  polyantha Poepp. & Endl.  trib. Angelonieae
SynonymsOurisia diazii Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (O'HigginsSantiago)
rocks
Altitude1300-2400m
Description leaves ovate, sessile, basally imbricate, apically remote, membranous, peduncles 1-4, filiform, short, lanate, calyx lobes oblong, apiculate, corolla 10-15mm
Size15-25cm
Colorred, orange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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