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Gentianella  lobelioides (Gilg) Zarucchi   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  lobelioides (Gilg) Zarucchi 
SynonymsGentiana lobelioides Gilg (basionym)
 Gentiana peruviana Griseb.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4600-4700m
Description acaulescent, leaves oblong, rounded, at base tapered, 7-10mm, carnose, flowers erect, pedicellate, solitary, calyx campanulate, corolla ca. 1cm, lobes obovate, round
Size1-3cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
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 of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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