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Gentiana  caryophyllea Harry Sm.  sect. Otophora 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  caryophyllea Harry Sm.  sect. Otophora
SynonymsKuepferia caryophyllea (Harry Sm.) Adr.Favre
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaChina South-Central, (Yunnan)Myanmar
grassland
Altitude4000-4300m
Description leaves crowded, lanceolate to ovate, 3-8mm, at margins scabrous, spinescent, flowers terminal, solitary, sessile, tubular to tubular-campanulate, 15-18mm long
Size3-5cm
Colordark blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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