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Petrocoptis  glaucifolia (Lag.) Boiss.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Petrocoptis  glaucifolia (Lag.) Boiss. 
SynonymsSilene glaucifolia Lag. (basionym)
 Petrocoptis hispanica (Willk.) Pau
 Petrocoptis pyrenaica ssp. glaucifolia (Lag.) P.Monts.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocks
Altitude400-1700m
Description leaves in rosette, 1-3cm long, obovate, acute or acuminate, thick, coriaceous, glaucous, petiolate, calyx glabrous, whitish, petals 12-16mm long, emarginate
Size15-40cm
Colorwhite, pale rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
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 early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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