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Gentiana  brachyphylla Vill.  sect. Cyclostigma 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  brachyphylla Vill.  sect. Cyclostigma
SynonymsCalathiana brachyphylla (Vill.) Holub
 Gentiana verna ssp. brachyphylla (Vill.) P.Fourn.
 Gentiana verna var. brachyphylla (Vill.) Rchb.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeWestern Asia
grassland and scree
Altitude1800-2400m
Description leaves rounded, obovate, blue-green, coriaceous, flowers solitary, 15-25mm long, with narrow, oval lobes, calyx very narrow, not winged
Size5-10cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typecushion
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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