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Tanakea  radicans Franch. & Sav.   
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Tanakea  radicans Franch. & Sav. 
SynonymsTanakea omeiensis Nakai
 Tanakea omeiensis var. nanchuanensis W.T.Wang
Territory ChinaEastern AsiaChina South-Central, (Sichuan)Japan
shady rocks
Description rootstock with trailing shoots, leaves in tufts, carnose, ovate-lanceolate, acute, at base subcordate, dentate, bright green, flowers small in dense panicle
Size5-10cm
Colorcreamy
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 3-6 months, 16-18°C
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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