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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Halenia  caespitosa Gilg 
SynonymsHalenia penduliflora Gilg
Territory Western South AmericaBoliviaPeru
bogs, marshes
Altitude3000-5000m
Description basal leaves crowded, oblanceolate, acute, carnose, petiolate, 15-20mm long, flowers 1-3, erect, 1cm long, tubular, with short lobes, inflorescence cymose
Size5-10cm
Colorgreenish
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca-
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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