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Viola  valderia All.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  valderia All.  sect. Melanium
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
rocky slopes
Description taproot, leaves suborbiculate to ovate-oblong or lanceolate, 15-20mm, stipules small, with few, narrow lobes at base, flowers 2cm across, lower petals obcordate
Size5-10cm
Colorbright violet
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
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, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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