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Saussurea  bracteata Decne.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  bracteata Decne.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsSaussurea nana (Pamp.) Pamp.
 Saussurea schultzii var. nana Pamp.
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentQinghaiTibetXinjiangIndia, (Uttar Pradesh)West Himalaya, (Himachal PradeshJammu-Kashmir)
grassland and scree
Altitude4000-5600m
Description leaves petiolate, oblong, densely glandular-hirsute, dentate, acuminate, upper leaves surrounding terminal capitula ovate, purple-red, involucre campanulate
Size3-8cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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