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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  diffusum Kunth 
SynonymsGeranium chimborazense R.Knuth
 Geranium pichinchense Aedo & Munoz Garm.
 Geranium quinquelobum Wedd.
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeruVenezuela
grassland and rocks
Altitude2000-4000m
Description basal leaves 5-fid, abaxially appresed hirsute, stem leaves opposite, petiolate, 5-lobate, lobes obovate-oblong, acute, flowers solitary, sepals mucronate, petals obovate
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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