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Viola  germainii Sparre  sect. Viola 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  germainii Sparre  sect. Viola
SynonymsViola nivalis Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (Santiago)
snow patches
Altitude2800-3100m
Description leaves orbiculate, tapered to petiole, margins black glandular-dentate, stipules large, ciliate, pedicels much shorter than leaves
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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