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Gentianella  hirculus (Griseb.) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  hirculus (Griseb.) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana hirculus Griseb. (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaEcuador
scree and moraines
Altitude3600-4400m
Description leaves spathulate-linear, obtuse, 10-13mm, tapered to pseudopetiole, shiny, dark green, coriaceous, flowers 1-3, in axillary cymes, corolla 18-20mm long
Size5-20cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly 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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