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Androsace  pyrenaica Lam.  sect. Aretia 
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Androsace  pyrenaica Lam.  sect. Aretia
SynonymsAndrosace diapensioides Lapeyr.
 Aretia pyrenaica (Lam.) Loisel.
 Primula pyrenaica (Lam.) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocks and scree
Altitude1500-3000m
Description dark green, narrowly oblong leaves, 3-5mm long, imbricate, adressed hirsute, flowers 4-5mm across, solitary
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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