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Gentianella  lilacina (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  lilacina (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana lilacina Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland and thickets
Altitude3000-3500m
Description stem leaves in whorls, linear, 3-5cm long, acuminate, at base vaginate, flowers numerous, the uppermost solitary, peduncles 2-5cm, corolla to 3cm long
Size20-45cm
Colorlilac
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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