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Obtegomeria  caerulescens (Benth.) Doroszenko & P.D.Cantino   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Obtegomeria  caerulescens (Benth.) Doroszenko & P.D.Cantino 
SynonymsHedeoma caerulescens Benth. (basionym)
 Calamintha caerulescens (Benth.) Wedd.
 Satureja caerulescens (Benth.) Epling
Territory Western South AmericaColombia
rocky slopes
Altitude3900-4300m
Description densely leafy, pubescent, leaves minute, oblong, obtuse, sessile, coriaceous, adaxially glabrous, abaxially pubescent erect, whorls 2-6-flowered, calyx 5mm, corolla pubescent
Size15-30cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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