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Saxifraga  unguipetala Engl. & Irmsch.  sect. Porophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  unguipetala Engl. & Irmsch.  sect. Porophyllum
SynonymsChondrosea unguipetala (Engl. & Irmsch.) Losinsk.
 Saxifraga kansuensis Mattf.
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (Hubei)China North-Central, (Gansu)
rocks
Altitude3200-4300m
Description leaves 5-8cm long, oblong-linear, convex, stem leaves 5-6, linear, flowers solitary, large, petals 9-11mm long, rhombic-obovate
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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