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Gentianella  gracilis (Kunth) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  gracilis (Kunth) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana gracilis Kunth (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaEcuador
grassland
Altitude2400-3200m
Description stems one-flowered, apically leafless, leaves coriaceous, sessile, spathulate, obtuse, entire, corolla pentamerous, lobes broadly ovate
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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