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Phyteuma  orbiculare L.   
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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Phyteuma  orbiculare L. 
SynonymsPhyteuma austriacum Beck
 Phyteuma cordifolium Vill.
 Phyteuma pseudorbiculare Pant.
Territory
grassland
Altitude400-2600m
Description slightly hirsute, leaves narrowly lanceolate to cordate, dentate, petiolate, upper leaves more narrow, supporting bracts oval, flowers in spherical head
Size20-30cm
Colordark blue, bluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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