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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Astilbe  microphylla Knoll 
SynonymsAstilbe chinensis var. japonica Maxim.
 Astilbe thunbergii var. obtusata Franch.
Territory Eastern AsiaJapan, (HonshuKyushuShikoku)
grassland and thickets
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description lower leaves 2-4-ternately compound, long petiolate, ultimate leaflets broadly ovate, 1-5cm, obtuse, irregularly double acute-dentate, inflorescence dense, 10-20cm long
Size20-30cm
Colorpale rose
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring, before sprouting
BibliographyFlora of Japan www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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