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Gentianella  porphyrantha (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  porphyrantha (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana porphyrantha Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude4000-4600m
Description basal leaves carnose, oblanceolate, obtuse, 2-3cm long, tapered to long, thin pseudopetiole, flowers 25mm long, fasciculate, in axils of upper leaves
Size10-20cm
Colorscarlet red
Bloomautumn
Ca
Typetuft
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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