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Lasiocephalus  ovatus Schltdl.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Lasiocephalus  ovatus Schltdl.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsCulcitium reflexum Kunth
 Senecio reflexus (Kunth) Cuatrec.
 Senecio superandinus Cuatrec.
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuador
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-5300m
Description branchlets lanate, densely leafy, leaves ovate, obtuse, sessile, entire, margins revolute, coriaceous, adaxially glabrous, abaxially tomentose, capitula solitary, pendent
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
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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