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Saussurea  kitamurana Miyabe & Tatew.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  kitamurana Miyabe & Tatew.  trib. Cardueae
Territory Russian Far EastPrimoryeSakhalin
grassland
Altitudealpine
Description leaves thick, ovate, subacuminate, apiculate, ca. 6cm, cartilagineous crenate, the upper lanceolate, smaller, capitula solitary, 1-2cm across, involucre campanulate
Size4-7cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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