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Saxifraga  cintrana Willk.  sect. Nephrophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  cintrana Willk.  sect. Nephrophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga granulata var. hochstetteri Engl.
 Saxifraga hochstetteri (Engl.) Cout.
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugal
rocks
Altitude400-600m
Description basal leaves orbiculate, crenate to pinnatifid, carnose, glandular, long petiolate, flowers 3-8 in panicle, sepals deltate, petals 7-10mm long, obovate
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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