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Soldanella  alpina L.  sect. Crateriflores 
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Soldanella  alpina L.  sect. Crateriflores
SynonymsSoldanella occidentalis Vierh.
 Soldanella pyrolifolia Schott & al.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaAustriaFranceGermanyItalySpainSwitzerlandYugoslavia
snow patches
Altitude500-3000m
Description glabrous, leaves dark green, cordate or reniform, petiolate, flowers 2-4, broadly open, petals laciniate
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet, bluish violet
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationfresh seed, germ. 3-12 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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