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Name: Gentiana brachyphylla
Synonyms: Calathiana brachyphylla (Vill.) Holub
Distribution: Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathians, Sierra Nevada
Description: Rosette. Leaves rhombic to suborbicular, rarely more than twice as long as wide; margin cartilaginous; cauline leaves 0-1 pairs. Calyx teeth narrowly triangular, acute; calyx-tube 2-5mm wide, angled but not or very narrowly winged on the angles. Carolla 15-30mm; lobes deep blue; tube greenish blue outside
Altitude: 1800-2400m
Size: 15 cm
Color: blue
Bloom: spring
Cultivation: Acid, alpine meadows, moist
Propagation: seeds, cuttings