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Phyteuma  ovatum Honck.   
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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Phyteuma  ovatum Honck. 
SynonymsPhyteuma alpestre (Godr.) Prain
 Phyteuma halleri All.
 Phyteuma ovale Hoppe
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceGermanyItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia
grassland
Altitudesubalpine
Description basal leaves ovate, deeply cordate, crenate to serrate, inflorescence dense, spherical, bracts ovate
Size20-40cm
Colorblackish violet, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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