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Saxifraga  excellens Harry Sm.  sect. Ciliatae 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  excellens Harry Sm.  sect. Ciliatae
Territory Indian SubcontinentNepal
scree and moraines
Altitude3600-4700m
Description stems apically densely red hirsute, basal stem leaves long petiolate, obovate-elliptic, the middle sessile, broadly elliptic, to 7cm long, flowers ca. 1cm across
Size5-12cm
Colorred
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
Bibliography
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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