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Gentianella  luridoviolacea (Gilg) J.S.Pringle   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  luridoviolacea (Gilg) J.S.Pringle 
SynonymsGentiana luridoviolacea Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4200-4600m
Description leaves carnose, obovate-lanceolate, acute, tapered to petiole, 14-16mm long, stem leaves 2-4, smaller, flowers solitary, calyx shortly campanulate, corolla ca. 1cm long
Size10-15cm
Colorpale violet
Bloomautumn
Ca+
Typerosette, tuft
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 of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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