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Aethionema  saxatile (L.) W.T.Aiton   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aethionema  saxatile (L.) W.T.Aiton 
SynonymsThlaspi saxatile L. (basionym)
 Aethionema banaticum Janka
 Aethionema gracile DC.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Altitude600-3500m
Description glabrous, glaucous, lower leaves elliptic, upper leaves linear-oblong, entire, flowers in compact raceme, in fruit elongate, siliques orbiculate
Size10-20cm
Colorpink
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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