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Viola  cornuta L.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  cornuta L.  sect. Melanium
SynonymsMnemion cornutum (L.) Spach
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
grassland
Altitude1000-2300m
Description leaves subovate to lanceolate, crenate, acute, hirsute, stipules large, triangular, emarginate, flowers fragrant, sepals long acuminate, glabrous, spur 10-15mm, straight
Size15-30cm
Colorlilac, violet, white
Bloomsummer
Caind
Typerosette
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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