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Gentiana  crassicaulis Burkill  sect. Cruciata 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  crassicaulis Burkill  sect. Cruciata
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (GuizhouSichuanYunnan)Tibet
grassland and thickets
Altitude2100-4500m
Description basal leaves elliptic, 12-20cm, margins scabrous, acute, stem leaves 3-5 pairs, upwards larger, ovate-elliptic, flowers in many flowered cluster, corolla urceolate, 20-22mm
Size25-40cm
Colorbluish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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