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Platystemma  violoides Wall.   
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FamilyGESNERIACEAE
Genus species var.Platystemma  violoides Wall. 
SynonymsChirita violoides (Wall.) M.R.Almeida
 Didymocarpus hamosa Wall.
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentTibetEast Himalaya, (Bhutan)IndiaNepal
shady rocks and woods
Altitude1500-3300m
Description stem with single, broadly ovate, coarsely dentate leaf, 4-6cm long, flowers similar to Viola, thinly pedicelate, ca. 15mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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