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Pentacalia  vaccinioides (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Pentacalia  vaccinioides (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsCacalia vaccinioides Kunth (basionym)
 Monticalia vaccinioides (Kunth) C.Jeffrey
 Senecio vaccinioides (Kunth) Wedd.
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaColombiaEcuadorVenezuela
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-4500m
Description glabrous, leaves oblong-cuneate, mucronate or apiculate, entire, flat, uninerved, glabrous, capitula discoid in corymb, involucre campanulate, glabrous
Size15-35cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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