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Stellaria  latifolia Edgew. & Hook.f.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Stellaria  latifolia Edgew. & Hook.f. 
Territory Indian SubcontinentIndia
rocky slopes
Altitude1800-2400m
Description stem flexuous, glabrous, shiny, lower leaves suborbiculate, shortly petiolate, mucronate, the upper smaller, sessile, flowers pedicellate, terminal and axillary, corolla 15mm
Size5-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of British India (Hooker) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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