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Gentianella  violacea (D.Don) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  violacea (D.Don) Fabris 
SynonymsGlyphospermum violaceum G.Don (basionym)
 Gentiana hebenstreidtioides Gilg
 Gentiana violacea Gilg
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland
Altitude2500-3600m
Description leaves narrowly ovate-oblong, broadly sessile, acute, rather coriaceous, 5-6mm, flowers in terminal false spike, calyx campanulate, corolla 7-8mm, lobes acute, 3mm
Size30-40cm
Colorviolet, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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