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Gentianella  saxicola (Griseb.) J.S.Pringle   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  saxicola (Griseb.) J.S.Pringle 
SynonymsGentiana saxicola Griseb. (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude3000-3500m
Description leaves rigid, spathulate to oblong, scabrous-verrucose on margins, 4-8mm, flowers solitary, erect, ca. 15mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorreddish violet
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typecarpet
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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