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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  diclinis (Lag.) M.Laínz 
SynonymsLychnis diclinis Lag. (basionym)
 Melandrium dicline (Lag.) Willk.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
grassland and thickets
Altitude100-400m
Description dioecious, leaves lanceolate, uninerved, long, white softly hirsute, flowers solitary, axillary, long pedicellate, corolla lobes shallowly emarginate
Size5-15cm
Colorrose
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°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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