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Saxifraga  atrata Engl.  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  atrata Engl.  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes atrata (Engl.) Losinsk.
Territory ChinaChina North-Central, (Gansu)Qinghai
grassland and rocks
Altitude3000-4200m
Description leaves petiolate, broadly ovate, 12-25mm, glabrous, crenateserrate, ciliate, inflorescence cylindrical, 7-25-flowered, sepals reflexed, ovate, petals ovate to elliptic, 3-4mm long
Size7-23cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typerosette, tuft
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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