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Gentiana  handeliana Harry Sm.  sect. Frigida 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  handeliana Harry Sm.  sect. Frigida
SynonymsGentiana handeliana var. brevisepala C.Marquand
 Gentiana stictantha C.Marquand
Territory ChinaIndo-ChinaChina South-Central, (Yunnan)TibetMyanmar
grassland
Altitude3500-4600m
Description stems purple, basal leaves oblong, 2-7cm, 3-5-veined, stem leaves 2-3 pairs, narrowly elliptic, 15-25mm, flowers in terminal head, corolla tubular, 25-30mm long, lobes ovate
Size10-15cm
Colorpale yellow, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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