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Xerolekia  speciosissima (L.) Anderb.  trib. Inuleae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Xerolekia  speciosissima (L.) Anderb.  trib. Inuleae
SynonymsBuphthalmum speciosissimum L. (basionym)
 Telekia speciosissima (L.) Less.
Territory Southeastern EuropeItaly
rocks
Description stems simple, leaves broadly ovate to rhombic, coarsely crenate-serrate, upper leaves cordate, semiamplexicaule, capitula solitary, phyllaries lanceolate, acuminate
Size10-30cm
Colorgolden yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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