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Gentiana  pyrenaica L.  sect. Chondrophyllae 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  pyrenaica L.  sect. Chondrophyllae
SynonymsGentiana dshimilensis K.Koch
 Holubogentia pyrenaica (L.) Á. & D.Löve
 Varasia pyrenaica (L.) Soják
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaBulgariaFranceSpainTranscaucasus, (Armenia)TurkeyUkraine
bogs, marshes
Altitude1500-2800m
Description leaves lanceolate-linear, short, densely crowded, flowers at base greenish, tubular-infundibuliform, 2-3cm long, with 10 lobes, solitary
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca-
Typecushion
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy 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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