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Saxifraga  smithiana Irmsch.  sect. Ciliatae 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  smithiana Irmsch.  sect. Ciliatae
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (Yunnan)
grassland and rocks
Altitude3700-4000m
Description stem leaves petiolate, cordate-ovate to narrowly ovate, 1-3cm, glabrous, acuminate, flowers 1-7, sepals reflexed, glabrous, petals orange punctate, elliptic, 5-7mm, obtuse
Size25-35cm
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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