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Aethionema  armenum Boiss.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aethionema  armenum Boiss. 
SynonymsAethionema polygaloides Ledeb.
 Aethionema pseudarmenum Stapf & Sprague
 Aethionema recurvum Hausskn. & Bornm.
Territory CaucasusWestern AsiaLebanon-SyriaTranscaucasus, (Armenia)Turkey
rocky slopes
Altitude800-1500m
Description branchlets simple, leaves short, linear, acute, flowers minute in compact raceme, siliques obovate, obtuse, incised, winged, wings crenate
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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