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Saxifraga  sphaeradena Harry Sm.  sect. Ciliatae 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  sphaeradena Harry Sm.  sect. Ciliatae
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentTibetEast Himalaya, (Sikkim)Nepal
rocks
Altitude2300-5000m
Description basal leaves petiolate, cordate-ovate, 2-3cm, glabrous, acute, stem leaves subamplexicaule, cyme 2-5-flowered, sepals patent, ovate, petals orange variegate, 1cm long
Size10-17cm
Coloryellow
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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