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Pentacalia  arbutifolia (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Pentacalia  arbutifolia (Kunth) Cuatrec.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio arbutifolius Kunth (basionym)
 Senecio pichinchensis Greenm.
 Monticalia arbutifolia (Kunth) C.Jeffrey
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-4500m
Description glabrous, densely leafy, leaves minute, elliptic-ovate, acute, shortly petiolate, serrate, coriaceous, capitula solitary, pedunculate, radiate, involucre campanulate
Size8-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
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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