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Gentiana  verna L.  sect. Cyclostigma 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  verna L.  sect. Cyclostigma
SynonymsCalathiana verna (L.) Holub
 Gentiana aestiva (F.W.Schmidt) Schult.
 Gentiana angulosa M.Bieb.
Territory
grassland
Altitude1700-3000m
Description lower leaves sessile, short, oblong-lanceolate, acute, stem leaves 2-4, much smaller, calyx angular, lobes lanceolate, acute, corolla lobes ovate, obtuse, tube cylindrical
Size5-10cm
Colorblue, yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
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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