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Gentianella  saxosa (G.Forst.) Holub   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  saxosa (G.Forst.) Holub 
SynonymsGentiana saxosa G.Forst. (basionym)
 Chionogentias saxosa (G.Forst.) L.G.Adams
 Gentiana montana var. saxosa (G.Forst.) Benth.
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description dark, black procumbent stems, leaves of basal rosette spathulate, stem leaves linear-lanceolate, carnose, brown-green, flowers terminal, open, stellate, in cyme
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, purple striate
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Ca-
Typelax carpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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