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Swertia  crassiuscula Gilg   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Swertia  crassiuscula Gilg 
Territory East Tropical Africa
grassland
Description stoloniferous, leaves spathulate to obovate, long petiolate, blade 2-5cm long, shiny bright green, flowers to 25mm, pentamerous, crateriform, in short, racemose cluster
Size10-15cm
Colorpale blue, white
Bloomlate 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, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
Bibliography
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Version 8.0
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