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Viola  orphanidis Boiss.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  orphanidis Boiss.  sect. Melanium
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceYugoslavia, (MacedoniaSerbia)
thickets and woods
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description stems ascendent, leaves orbiculate to ovate, dentate or crenate, on veinlets ciliate and hirsute, 2-4cm long, petiolate, flowers 2-3cm across, with thin spur
Size20-30cm
Colorblue, violet
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
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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