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Melittis  melissophyllum L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Melittis  melissophyllum L. 
SynonymsMelittis grandiflora Sm.
 Melittis hispanica Klokov
 Melittis kerneriana Klokkov
Territory Western Asia
thickets
Altitude100-1400m
Description hirsute, intensely fragrant, leaves oblong or oval, at base cordate, dentate, petiolate, flowers 25-40mm long, in few flowered whorls
Size20-50cm
Colorpink, purple, white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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