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Pedicularis  elwesii Hook.f.   
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FamilyOROBANCHACEAE
Genus species var.Pedicularis  elwesii Hook.f. 
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaChina South-Central, (Yunnan)TibetEast Himalaya, (BhutanSikkim)MyanmarNepal
grassland
Altitude3200-4800m
Description basal leaves petiolate, oblong, abaxially densely tomentose, pinnatipartite, segments ovate, pinnatifid, double dentate, raceme 5-15cm, flowers 26-30mm long
Size5-25cm
Colorpurple, purplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring just as young growth commences
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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