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Gentianella  punicea (Wedd.) Holub   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  punicea (Wedd.) Holub 
SynonymsGentiana punicea Wedd. (basionym)
 Gentiana ignea Gilg
 Gentiana punicea Wedd.
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
rocks
Altitude3900-4800m
Description basal leaves broadly lanceolate, acute, 5-7cm long, inflorescence lax, racemose, axillary, flowers ca. 2cm long, pendent
Size20-30cm
Colorcrimson
Bloomsummer
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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