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Androsace  cylindrica DC.  sect. Aretia 
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Androsace  cylindrica DC.  sect. Aretia
SynonymsAndrosace alpina var. cylindrica (DC.) Martelli
 Aretia cylindrica (DC.) Loisel.
 Primula cylindrica (DC.) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern EuropeBalearesFranceSpain
rocks
Altitude2000-3500m
Description leaves 3-14mm, subcurvate, flat, entire, linear or lanceolate, adaxially shortly hirsute, flowers solitary, ca. 8mm across
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite with a yellow eye
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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