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Adonis  distorta Ten.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Adonis  distorta Ten. 
SynonymsAdonanthe distorta (Ten.) Sennikov
 Chrysocyathus distortus (Ten.) Chrtek & Slavíková
Territory Southeastern EuropeItaly
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-2900m
Description leaves bi- or tripinnatipartite, basal leaves long petiolate, flowers 30-45mm across, petals shiny, sepals hirsute
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationfresh seed, germ. 3-12 months, 13-16°C
careful division in spring and early summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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