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Gentianella  astonii (Petrie) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  astonii (Petrie) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu 
SynonymsGentiana astonii Petrie (basionym)
 Chionogentias astonii (Petrie) L.G.Adams
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
rocks
Description basal leaves weakly crowded, 12-20mm long, linear, margins more or less revolute, flowers usually solitary, ca. 15mm long
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate summer
Ca+
Typetuft
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, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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