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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Draba  steyermarkii Al-Shehbaz 
SynonymsDraba violacea var. lehmanniana O.E.Schulz
Territory Western South AmericaEcuador
grassland and rocks
Altitude2700-4400m
Description leaves oblong, 7-12mm, imbricate, appresed, abaxially tomentose, adaxially hirsute, entire, acute, flowers in bracteate raceme, sepals purple, petals 9-12mm long
Size10-25cm
Colordark purple, lilac
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
leaf cuttings in late summer
BibliographyBrassicaceae Project www.tropicos.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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