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Gentianella  saxifragoides (Kunth) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  saxifragoides (Kunth) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana saxifragoides Kunth (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude2500-4000m
Description stem leaves remote, opposite, narrowly lanceolate or linear, carnose, obtuse, 8-18mm, flowers 1-3, to 2cm long, calyx campanulate, lobes lanceolate, acute, corolla lobes obtuse
Size15-20cm
Colorblue-violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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