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Saxifraga  microphylla Hook.f. & Thomson   
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  microphylla Hook.f. & Thomson 
SynonymsSaxifraga microviridis H.Hara
Territory Indian SubcontinentIndiaNepalWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
rocky slopes
Altitude3900-5600m
Description glabrous, leaves lax imbricate, linear-oblong, obtuse, carnose, floral stems glandular strigose, flowers solitary, sepals erect, glabrous, coriaceous, petals oblong
Size2-3cm
Colorgreenish white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
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