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Saxifraga  carpatica Sternb.  sect. Nephrophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  carpatica Sternb.  sect. Nephrophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga carpathica Rchb.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern EuropeAustriaBulgariaCzechoslovakia, (Slovakia)PolandRomaniaUkraineYugoslavia, (Serbia)
rocks
Altitude1500-2000m
Description leaves petiolate, reniform- or cordate-orbiculate, palmatilobate, lobes 5-9, acute, calyx lobes obtuse, flowers 10-15mm across
Size5-20cm
Colorwhite
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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