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Aegonychon  purpurocaeruleum (L.) Holub   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Aegonychon  purpurocaeruleum (L.) Holub 
SynonymsLithospermum purpurocaeruleum L. (basionym)
 Buglossoides purpurocaerulea (L.) I.M.Johnst.
 Lithospermum lucanum N.Terracc.
Territory CaucasusWestern Asia
thickets and woods
Altitude100-1200m
Description hirsute, leaves lanceolate or narrowly elliptic, acute, flowers 14-19mm long in small fascicles apically on stem, nutlets shiny, white
Size30-40cm
Colorblue, purplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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