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Paronychia  kapela (Hacq.) A.Kern.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Paronychia  kapela (Hacq.) A.Kern. 
SynonymsIllecebrum kapela Hacq. (basionym)
 Paronychia imbricata Rchb.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern Africa
rocks
Altitude500-2600m
Description leaves opposite, elliptic-lanceolate, 4mm long, blue-green, obtuse, ciliate, glabrous, stipules large, whitish, floral clusters terminal, 1-2cm wide, bracts large, silvery
Size5-10cm
Colorgreenish white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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