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Saxifraga  pratensis Engl. & Irmsch.  sect. Ciliatae 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  pratensis Engl. & Irmsch.  sect. Ciliatae
SynonymsHirculus pratensis (Engl. & Irmsch.) Losinsk.
 Saxifraga subrhombifolia Irmsch.
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (SichuanYunnan)Tibet
grassland and rocks
Altitude3800-4800m
Description basal leaves petiolate, ovate, 2cm, brown pilose and ciliate, stem leaves lanceolate to linear, cyme 2-7-flowered, ovate, reflexed, petals elliptic, 7-9mm long
Size10-15cm
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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