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Gentianella  hieronymii (Gilg) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  hieronymii (Gilg) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana hieronymii Gilg (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuySalta)
rocky slopes
Altitude3000-4500m
Description leaves dense, spathulate, obtuse, at base tapered, 2-3cm, stem leaves linear-elliptic, flowers solitary, terminal, corolla 14-25mm, tube glabrous, lobes elliptic, obtuse
Size3-8cm
Colorpale lilac, blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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