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Viola  atropurpurea Leyb.   
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  atropurpurea Leyb. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
scree
Altitude2500-4000m
Description rosettes flat, 3-6cm wide, leaves densely imbricate, spiral, distinctly spathulate, coriaceous, with long false petiole, flowers 5-7mm across, with yellow throat
Size5-10cm
Colorblackish purple
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
rosette cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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