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Gentiana  frigida Haenke  sect. Frigida 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  frigida Haenke  sect. Frigida
SynonymsDasystephana frigida (Haenke) Zuev
 Gentiana albiflora Lam.
 Gentianodes frigida (Haenke) Á. & D.Löve
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern EuropeAustriaBulgariaCzechoslovakia, (Slovakia)PolandRomaniaUkraine
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-2500m
Description basal leaves numerous, linear-spathulate, 2-4cm, stem leaves vaginate, lanceolate, obtuse, flowers 1-2, terminal, calyx campanulate, corolla clavate, violet punctate
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish white
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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