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Viola  speciosa Rchb.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  speciosa Rchb.  sect. Melanium
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaYugoslavia, (Serbia)
grassland and scree
Altitudesubalpine
Description shortly hirsute, leaves crenate, lower leaves ovate, the upper ovate-lanceolate, stipules pinnatipartite, segments linear, flowers 3cm, petals suborbiculate, spur 5-6mm long
Size5-10cm
Colordark violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly 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 Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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