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Viola  obtusa (Makino) Makino  sect. Viola 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  obtusa (Makino) Makino  sect. Viola
SynonymsViola ovato-oblonga var. obtusa Makino (basionym)
Territory Eastern AsiaJapan, (HonshuKyushu)
grassland
Description basal leaves orbiculate-cordate to ovate, 1-3cm long, crenate-serrate, subglabrous, stem leaves triangular-ovate, acute, flowers 15-20mm across, in centre white, fragrant
Size5-15cm
Colordark reddish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of Japan www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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