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Saxifraga  purpurascens Kom.  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  purpurascens Kom.  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes purpurascens (Kom.) Kom.
Territory Russian Far EastKamchatka
grassland and rocks
Altitudealpine
Description leaves petiolate, cordate-orbiculate or cordate-reniform, glabrous, subcoriaceous, coarsely, regularly dentate, flowers in lax panicle, petals oblong-obovate, 3-4mm long
Size5-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
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
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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