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Chaenorhinum  origanifolium (L.) Kostel.  trib. Antirrhinae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Chaenorhinum  origanifolium (L.) Kostel.  trib. Antirrhinae
SynonymsAntirrhinum origanifolium L. (basionym)
 Chaenorhinum burnatii Sennen
 Linaria origanifolia (L.) Cav.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaBalearesFranceGreeceItalyMoroccoPortugalSpainTunisia
rocks and scree
Altitude0-2600m
Description leaves green, lanceolate or ovate to orbiculate, entire, opposite, flowers on lower lip orange variegate, 9-20mm long, in lax, leafy inflorescence; very variable
Size10-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
division in spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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