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Senecio  candicans DC.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  candicans DC.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsBrachypappus candicans (Vahl) Sch.Bip.
 Cacalia candicans Vahl
 Culcitium gayanum J.Rémy
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Tierra del Fuego (Argentina))Chile Central, (Biobío)Chile South, (AisénLos LagosMagellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude0-500m
Description snowily tomentose, leaves petiolate, ovate or orbiculate, obtuse, crenate, the upper sessile, elliptic, capitula discoid, calyculate, in corymb, involucre campanulate
Size7-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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