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Viola  diversifolia (Ging.) W.Becker  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  diversifolia (Ging.) W.Becker  sect. Melanium
SynonymsViola cenisia var. diversifolia Ging. (basionym)
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
grassland and rocks
Altitude1900-2900m
Description shortly scabrous-hirsute, lower leaves orbiculate to broadly oval, entire, petiolate, upper leaves narrowly oblong or ovate, flowers 15-20mm across, fragrant
Size10-20cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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