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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  montagnei Gay 
SynonymsViola flos-mariae Hieron.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile North
rocky slopes
Altitude2900-4200m
Description rosettes 2-4cm wide, leaves spathulate or lanceolate, shortly hirsute, abaxially glandular, flowers solitary, small, floral pedicels and calyx hirsute
Size5-10cm
Colordark violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
rosette cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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