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Gentiana  chinensis Kusn.  sect. Isomeria 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  chinensis Kusn.  sect. Isomeria
SynonymsGentianodes chinensis (Kusn.) Á. & D.Löve
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (HubeiSichuanYunnan)
grassland and rocks
Altitude2400-4500m
Description leaves petiolate, ovate-elliptic to ovate-orbiculate, 6-15mm, ciliate, obtuse, 1-veined, flowers 1-5, tubular, 30-35mm long, lobes ovate or triangular, acute
Size5-15cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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