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Saxifraga  chionophila Franch.  sect. Porophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  chionophila Franch.  sect. Porophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga schneideri Engl.
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (SichuanYunnan)Tibet
grassland and rocks
Altitude2800-5000m
Description leaves 5-8mm, obovate, obtuse, rigid, margins subglabrous, stem leaves 3-5, spathulate, inflorescence cymose, 2-6-flowered, sepals hirsute, petals 2mm long, obovate
Size3-7cm
Colorgreenish yellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
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, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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