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Saxifraga  oreophila Franch.  sect. Ciliatae 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  oreophila Franch.  sect. Ciliatae
SynonymsHirculus oreophilus (Franch.) Losinsk.
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (Yunnan)
rocks
Altitude2600-3200m
Description lower leaves scaly-like, middle leaves axillary with bulbills, sessile, oblong, 5-15mm, glabrous, flowers 1-4, pedicellate, sepals erect, petals ovate or elliptic, 4-5mm
Size7-12cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate summer
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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