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Lomatogonium  stapfii (Burkill) Harry Sm.   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Lomatogonium  stapfii (Burkill) Harry Sm. 
SynonymsSwertia stapfii Burkill (basionym)
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentAssamTibetEast Himalaya, (Bhutan)
grassland
Altitude4000-5000m
Description leaves only basal, spathulate to obovate, 5-11mm, at margins scabrous, flowers terminal, solitary, pendent, pentamerous, dark striate, ca. 3cm across
Size5-10cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomlate summer
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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