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Gentianella  tenuifolia (Petrie) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  tenuifolia (Petrie) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu 
SynonymsGentiana tenuifolia Petrie (basionym)
 Chionogentias tenuifolia (Petrie) L.G.Adams
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description basal leaves in dense rosette, obovate to spathulate, distinctly 3-5-veined, 8-14cm long, stem leaves smaller, subamplexicaule, flowers to 15mm long in terminal umbel
Size30-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, fl .stem erect
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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