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Pernettya  hirta (Willd.) Sleumer   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Pernettya  hirta (Willd.) Sleumer 
SynonymsAndromeda hirta Willd. (basionym)
 Gaultheria purpurascens Kunth
 Pernettya purpurascens (Kunth) A.C.Sm.
Territory Western South AmericaColombia
rocky slopes
Altitude4400-4600m
Description branchlets setose-hirsute, leaves 10-15mm, elliptic-oblong, acute, shortly petiolate, minutely serrate, abaxially purple, flowers of 1-2, axillary, corolla 4-5mm
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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