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Origanum  dictamnus L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Origanum  dictamnus L. 
SynonymsAmaracus dictamnus (L.) Benth.
 Majorana dictamnus (L.) Kostel.
 Origanum saxatile Salisb.
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocks
Description white hirsute, stem leaves only at base, leaves entire, thick, broadly ovate, on both faces white hirsute, spikes erect, oblong, bracts large, ruby-red
Size20-25cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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