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Horminum  pyrenaicum L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Horminum  pyrenaicum L. 
SynonymsMelissa pyrenaica (L.) Scop.
 Pasina pyrenaea (L.) Bubani
 Thymus horminum (L.) E.H.L.Krause
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceGermanyItalySpainSwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
grassland and thickets
Altitude1000-2500m
Description leaves oval to orbiculate, crenate, long petiolate, dark green, corrugate, flowers 17-21mm long, in secund, spicate raceme
Size20-25cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typerosette, stem ascending
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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