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Amphipetalum paraguayense

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The flower by D. Ferguson

Author: Nélida María Bacigalupo, 1988
Origin:  Bolivia, Paraguay
Soil:  Sandy
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  6,5 Centimetres
Height:  40 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Portulacaceae family was described by Nélida María Bacigalupo in 1988. It is found in Bolivia and Paraguay. It is a xerophytic scrub with a tuberous root which can grow up to 6,5 centimetres in diameter. The branches will grow up to 40 centimetres. The flowers are white.  It grows in a sandy soil with some water and some sun.

The genera name means 'round petals', while the species name indicate its origin from Paraguay.