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Clinopodium  grandiflorum (L.) Kuntze   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Clinopodium  grandiflorum (L.) Kuntze 
SynonymsMelissa grandiflora L. (basionym)
 Calamintha grandiflora (L.) Moench
 Satureja grandiflora (L.) Scheele
Territory Northern AfricaCaucasusWestern Asia
thickets and woods
Description sparsely long hirsute, leaves petiolate, large, ovate or oblong, acute, deeply serrate, flowers 3-7 in axillary pedunculate cymes, bracts linear-subulate
Size30-50cm
Colordark pink
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca+
Typetuft
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)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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