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Plantago  grandiflora Meyen  trib. Plantaginae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Plantago  grandiflora Meyen  trib. Plantaginae
SynonymsPlantago frigida Schult.
 Plantago macrantha Decne.
 Plantago platypetala Walp.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile Central
rocky slopes
Altitude1300-2800m
Description acaulescent, leaves linear, attenuate, obtuse, sericeous-pubescent, vagina at base shortly hirsute, scapes sericeous, spike 2cm, spherical, corolla lobes 5mm, elliptic
Size15-20cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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