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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Polygala  chamaebuxus L. 
SynonymsChamaebuxus alpestris Spach
 Chamaebuxus coriacea Opiz
 Chamaebuxus polygaleoides Schur
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
thickets and woods
Altitude900-2500m
Description evergreen, leaves oval to lanceolate, shiny green, coriaceous, corolla with yellow keel and white, pink-red or purple wings, flowers in leafy raceme
Size10-15cm
Colorvaricoloured
Bloomspring, summer
Ca-
Typesubshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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