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Gentiana  pumila Jacq.  sect. Cyclostigma 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  pumila Jacq.  sect. Cyclostigma
SynonymsCalathiana pumila (Jacq.) Holub
 Gentiana imbricata Willk.
 Gentiana verna ssp. pumila (Jacq.) Malag.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceItalySpainYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
grassland
Altitude1600-2800m
Description lower leaves in dense rosette, linear, acute, flowers solitary, to 2cm long, lobes 6-10mm long, ovate-ětriangular, acute
Size5-10cm
Colorblue
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous 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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