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Gentianella  muscoides (Gilg) J.S.Pringle   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  muscoides (Gilg) J.S.Pringle 
SynonymsGentiana muscoides Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4400-4700m
Description leaves crowded, carnose, obovate, 7-11mm, tapered to pseudopetiole, flowers solitary, spherical, closed, 10-12mm long, erect
Size10-15cm
Colorreddish lilac
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typecarpet
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
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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