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Gentianella  dilatata (Griseb.) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  dilatata (Griseb.) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana dilatata Griseb. (basionym)
 Gentiana primulifolia var. dilatata (Griseb.) Wedd.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland and thickets
Altitude3500-4500m
Description like G. dasythamna, but with obovate leaves, 5-6mm wide, with broadly rounded apex, flowers 25mm long with green tube
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet, lilac
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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