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Gentianella  atroviolacea (Gilg) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  atroviolacea (Gilg) T.N.Ho & S.W.Liu 
SynonymsGentiana atroviolacea Gilg (basionym)
Territory Western South AmericaColombia
grassland
Altitude3400-3600m
Description leaves ovate-lanceolate, acute, at base tapered, sessile, coriaceous, ca. 3cm, distinctly 5-7-nerved, flowers 3-7 in dense cymes producing raceme, corolla 17mm, lobes acute
Size20-30cm
Colordeep violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late spring
Bibliography
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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