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FamilyOROBANCHACEAE
Genus species var.Castilleja  nubigena Kunth 
SynonymsCastilleja fissifolia var. nubigena (Kunth) Wedd.
 Castilleja fissifolia ssp. nubigena (Kunth) Melch.
 Castilleja trifida Walp.
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaBoliviaEcuadorPeruVenezuela
grassland
Altitude3900-5200m
Description leaves alternate, sessile, densely hirsute, linear-lanceolate, 3-nerved, the upper entire, the basal linear, obtuse, flowers axillary, solitary, calyx ventricose
Size12-20cm
Colorred
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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