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Pinguicula  lusitanica L.   
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FamilyLENTIBULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Pinguicula  lusitanica L. 
Territory Northern EuropeSouthwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceGreat BritainIrelandMoroccoPortugalSpain
bogs, marshes
Description leaves 10-25mm, oblong-ovate, margins revolute, nearly translucent, red veined, flowers 6-10mm long, with yellow throat, floral scape glandular hirsute
Size5-10cm
Colorbright lilac, pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; gemmae on peat
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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