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Bergenia  purpurascens (Hook.f. & Thomson) Engl.   
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Bergenia  purpurascens (Hook.f. & Thomson) Engl. 
SynonymsSaxifraga purpurascens Hook.f. & Thomson (basionym)
 Bergenia delavayi (Franch.) Engl.
 Bergenia purpurascens var. delavayi (Franch.) Engl
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaAssamChina South-Central, (SichuanYunnan)TibetEast HimalayaMyanmarNepal
grassland and thickets
Altitude2700-4800m
Description leaves basal, obovate to elliptic, 5-15cm, coriaceous, glabrous, glandular punctate, entire, flowers in cyme, sepals narrowly ovate, long glandular hirsute, petals ovate
Size15-40cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. over 1 year, 13-16°C
division in spring and fall
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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