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Gentiana  verna ssp. pontica (Soltok.) Litard. & Maire  sect. Cyclostigma 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  verna ssp. pontica (Soltok.) Litard. & Maire  sect. Cyclostigma
SynonymsGentiana pontica Soltok. (basionym)
 Calathiana pontica (Soltok.) Holub
 Gentiana verna ssp. angulosa (Bieb.) V.E.Avet.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeCaucasusWestern Asia
grassland
Altitudealpine
Description leaves erect, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, acute, flowers sessile or shortly pedicellate, calyx winged, corolla ca. 4cm long, lobes ovate, obtuse or acute
Size5-10cm
Colorrich blue
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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