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Gentianella  erythrochrysea (Gilg) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  erythrochrysea (Gilg) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana erythrochrysea Gilg (basionym)
 Gentiana lithophila Gilg
 Gentianella lithophila (Gilg) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Salta)Bolivia
rocks
Altitude3400-4100m
Description leaves rather carnose, oblanceolate, acute, to 8cm long, tapered to long pseudopetiole, flowers 1-6 in cyme, corolla erect, 25-30mm long, tube yellow
Size15-30cm
Colorreddish
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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