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Saussurea  wernerioides Hook.f.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  wernerioides Hook.f.  trib. Cardueae
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentChina South-CentralTibetEast Himalaya, (BhutanSikkim)IndiaNepalWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
grassland and scree
Altitude3800-5400m
Description leaves shortly petiolate, elliptic-oblanceolate, abaxially densely grey-white tomentose, acute, pinnatilobate, sharply dentate, capitula solitary, involucre campanulate, purple
Size1-3cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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