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Centaurium  scilloides (L.f.) Samp.   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurium  scilloides (L.f.) Samp. 
SynonymsGentiana scilloides L.f. (basionym)
 Erythraea massonii Sw.
 Erythraea scilloides (L.f.) Puel
Territory Northern EuropeSouthwestern EuropeMacaronesiaAzoresFranceGreat BritainPortugalSpain
grassland and rocks
Description leaves dark green, entire, thick, concave, glabrous, flowers on short stems
Size5-10cm
Colordark pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
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)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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