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Bowlesia  tropaeolifolia Hook.   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Bowlesia  tropaeolifolia Hook. 
SynonymsBowlesia diversifolia Meyen
 Bowlesia pulchella Wedd.
 Bowlesia rupestris H.Wolff
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile CentralChile NorthChile SouthPeru
shady rocks
Altitude100-5000m
Description glabrous, leaves 2-4cm wide, cordate, palmatipinnate, segments 5-7, ovate-oblong, obtuse, entire, long petiolate, stipules lanceolate, umbels 3-flowered, shortly pedunculate
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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