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Gaultheria  lanigera Hook.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  lanigera Hook. 
SynonymsBrossaea lanigera (Hook.) Kuntze
 Gaultheria lanigera var. rufolanata (Sleumer) Luteyn
 Gaultheria rufolanata Sleumer
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuador
grassland and thickets
Altitude2500-4000m
Description young branchlets hirsute, leaves orbiculate, shortly petiolate, margins revolute, convex, adaxially glabrous, abaxially densely ferruginous hirsute, flowers in raceme
Size20-50cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and in fall; layering in spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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