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Gentianella  foliosa (Kunth) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  foliosa (Kunth) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana foliosa Kunth (basionym)
 Gentiana androtricha Gilg
 Gentiana coarctata Willd.
Territory Western South AmericaEcuador
grassland
Altitude3500-4800m
Description leaves coriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, acute, 3-7cm long, stems densely leafy, flowers 3-10, 25-35mm long, in umbellate cyme
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple, lilac
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
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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