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Gentianella  corallina (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  corallina (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana corallina Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude3500-3600m
Description akin to G. coccinea, but leaves more coriaceous, 20-25mm long, flowers coral or bricket red, only 12-13mm long
Size15-30cm
Colorred
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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