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Viola  aethnensis (Ging.) Strobl  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  aethnensis (Ging.) Strobl  sect. Melanium
SynonymsViola calcarata var. aethnensis Ging. (basionym)
Territory Southeastern EuropeSicilia
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2500m
Description leaves 10-15mm, orbiculate to ovate, obscurely crenate, upper leaves lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, stipules tripartite, flowers 15-20mm across, spur 8-10mm, curvate
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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