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Saxifraga  signata Engl. & Irmsch.  sect. Ciliatae 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  signata Engl. & Irmsch.  sect. Ciliatae
SynonymsHirculus signatus (Engl. & Irmsch.) Losinsk.
 Saxifraga signata var. lancepetala Hand.-Mazz.
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (SichuanYunnan)QinghaiTibet
grassland and rocks
Altitude2800-4600m
Description leaves spathulate, 1-2cm, carnose, glabrous, ciliate, stem leaves oblong, 1cm, brown glandular hirsute, flowers 5-25 in corymb, petals purple variegate, ovate, 6-9mm long
Size10-20cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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