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Gentianella  primuloides (Gilg) J.S.Pringle   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  primuloides (Gilg) J.S.Pringle 
SynonymsGentiana primuloides Gilg (basionym)
 Gentiana vaginalis Griseb.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
rocks
Altitude3000-5100m
Description basal leaves thick, narrowly spathulate, tapered to long petiole, 12-24mm, flowers crateriform, erect, solitary, 5-20mm long, in axils of upper leaves
Size5-10cm
Colorred, yellow
Bloomautumn
Ca+
Typetuft
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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