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Gentianella  centamalensis (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  centamalensis (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana centamalensis Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitudealpine
Description leaves suboblong or oblong-lanceolate, acute, tapered to narrow, connate base, 10-14mm, membranous, flowers terminal and axillary, 2-3cm long, lobes rounded
Size5-15cm
Colorred
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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