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Incarvillea  diffusa Royle   
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FamilyBIGNONIACEAE
Genus species var.Incarvillea  diffusa Royle 
SynonymsAmphicome arguta Royle
 Amphicome diffusa (Royle) Sprague
 Incarvillea arguta Royle
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentAssamChina South-CentralChina North-CentralTibetIndia, (Punjab)NepalWest Himalaya, (Uttaranchal)
grassland and thickets
Altitude1400-3500m
Description leaves alternate, pinnate, segments ovate-lanceolate, 3-5cm, adaxially glabrous, pale green, serrate, long acuminate, flowers in raceme, corolla campanulate-infundibuliform, 4cm
Size60-100cm
Colorpale red, purple-red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in spring; basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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