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Gentianella  vernicosa (Cheeseman) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  vernicosa (Cheeseman) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu 
SynonymsGentiana vernicosa Cheeseman (basionym)
 Chionogentias vernicosa (Cheeseman) L.G.Adams
 Gentiana gracilifolia Cheeseman
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear, 10-35mm long, subcarnose, dark green, flowers 15-20mm long in 2-7-flowered, terminal umbel
Size15-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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 late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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