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Gentianella  nitida (Griseb.) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  nitida (Griseb.) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana nitida Griseb. (basionym)
 Gentiana trichostemma Wedd.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude3500-4500m
Description leaves linear-lanceolate, acute to subobtuse, 1-2cm, vaginate, coriaceous, lustrous, flowers shortly pedicellate, calyx campanulate, corolla 15mm, in throat long barbate
Size5-10cm
Colorrose, pale blue
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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