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Gentianella  kurtzii (Gilg) Fabris   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  kurtzii (Gilg) Fabris 
SynonymsGentiana kurtzii Gilg (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaLa RiojaTucuman)
bogs, marshes
Altitude3200-4400m
Description basal leaves oblanceolate, acuminate, at base long cuneate, sessile, to 13mm long, flowers solitary, erect, pedicellate, 2-3cm long, lobes 5, obovate, acute
Size7-20cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
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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