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Geranium  refractum Edgew. & Hook.f.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  refractum Edgew. & Hook.f. 
SynonymsGeranium batangense Pax & K.Hoffm.
 Geranium melanandrum Franch.
 Geranium refractoides Pax & K.Hoffm.
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaChina South-CentralTibetEast Himalaya, (BhutanSikkim)MyanmarNepal
grassland and thickets
Altitude1800-4500m
Description leaves opposite, petiolate, 3-7cm, palmatisect, segments rhombic, in upper part lobate, flowers of two, sepals purple hirsute, petals 1-2cm long, rounded
Size15-45cm
Colorwhite, pale PINK
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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