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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  cerastioides (Kunth) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana cerastioides Kunth (basionym)
 Gentiana campanuloides Willd.
 Gentiana rupicola Kunth
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude3100-4500m
Description leaves rather carnose, oblong-spathulate to linear, obtuse, 5-15mm long, dense, flowers usually solitary, broadly infundibuliform to crateriform, with short tube
Size5-10cm
Colorpale bluish violet
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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