Azorella

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Azorella
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Azorella compacta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Subfamily: Hydrocotyloideae
Genus: Azorella
Lam.
Species

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Synonyms

Azorella is a genus of about 70 species of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae, native to South America, New Zealand and the islands of the Southern Ocean.

They are low-growing dwarf mat-forming plants growing in high exposure on mountains and subantarctic coasts; with great age they may form rounded mounds of foliage up to 1 m high but are usually less than 1 dm high. Several species are grown as ornamental plants in rock gardens.