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Gentianella  chrysosphaera (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  chrysosphaera (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana chrysosphaera Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
snow patches
Altitude4500-4700m
Description basal leaves carnose, obovate, 2-3cm long, obtuse, tapered to pseudopetiole, stem leaves smaller, sessile, flowers 2-4, ca. 15mm long, in axillary cyme
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
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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