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Gentiana  asclepiadea L.  sect. Pneumonanthe 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  asclepiadea L.  sect. Pneumonanthe
SynonymsDasystephana asclepiadea (L.) Borkh.
 Gentiana schistocalyx (K.Koch) K.Koch
 Pneumonanthe asclepiadea (L.) F.W.Schmidt
Territory
grassland and woods
Altitude700-2200m
Description stems densely leafy, leaves sessile, long lanceolate, acuminate, 5-veined, margins scabrous, flowers sessile in axils of upper leaves or terminal, corolla long clavate
Size40-60cm
Colordark blue
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Caind
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationcold, semi-shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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