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Viola  grypoceras A.Gray  sect. Viola 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  grypoceras A.Gray  sect. Viola
SynonymsViola leveillei H.Boissieu
 Viola sylvestris var. candida (H.Boissieu) H.LÚv
 Viola sylvestris var. grypoceras (A.Gray) Maxim
Territory ChinaEastern AsiaChina South-CentralChina North-CentralChina SoutheastJapanKorea, (South Korea)
thickets
Altitude500-2400m
Description leaves petiolate, cordate to reniform, 1-3cm, obtuse to acute, crenate-serrate, glabrous, flowers 15-20mm across, sepals lanceolate, spur thin, 6-8mm long, purple
Size5-15cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16░C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyFlora of Japan www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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