Gentiana acaulis


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Noun1.Gentiana acaulis - low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowersGentiana acaulis - low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowers
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
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Gentiana acaulis that has anthers with orbicules and an amoeboid tapetum type (Lombardo & Carraro, 1976).
Other folk swear by the dark-hearted Gentiana alpina or Gentiana acaulis, both of which are stunning little plants.
To our knowledge, orbicules have almost never been found in taxa with an amoeboid tapetum, Gentiana acaulis being the only exception (Lombardo & Carraro, 1976b).