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Gentianella  scarlatinostriata (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  scarlatinostriata (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana scarlatinostriata Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4000-4500m
Description taproot, leaves carnose, oblong-lanceolate, sessile, 8-10cm long, flowers pendent, solitary, axillary, thinly pedicellate, forming false, open raceme
Size20-30cm
Colorreddish 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
cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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