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Aethionema  coridifolium DC.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aethionema  coridifolium DC. 
SynonymsAethionema grandiflorum ssp. coridifolium (DC.) Govaerts
 Iberis jucunda Boiss.
 Lepidium leiocarpum DC.
Territory Western AsiaLebanon-SyriaTurkey
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-1900m
Description branchlets carnose, leaves dense, short, oblong-linear, obtuse or acute, flowers large in compact, short raceme, siliques obovate-oblong, emarginate, narrowly winged
Size15-20cm
Colorpink
Bloomearly summer
Ca+
Typeascending subshrub
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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