Nototriche

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Nototriche
Nototriche jamesonii.jpg
Nototriche jamesonii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Genus: Nototriche
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Nototriche is a genus of flowering plant in the Malvaceae family.

They generally grow at high altitude in the Andes region of South America, with a few extending into Antarctica.

Species[edit]

There are over 100 species in the genus Nototriche, which include:[2]

Cultivation[edit]

Many species are extremely attractive as ornamental plants in alpine gardens, but very difficult to grow in cultivation. The UK Alpine Garden Society gives some details of the difficulties of cultivating these plants.[3]

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