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Dianthus  microlepis Boiss.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  microlepis Boiss. 
SynonymsDianthus musalae (Velen.) Velen.
 Dianthus pumilio Degen & Urum.
 Dianthus pumilus Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeBulgariaGreeceYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves short, linear-carinate, uninerved, obtuse, margins scabrous, flowers solitary, subsessile, calyx lobes short, lanceolate, acute, petals obtuse, crenate
Size1-5cm
Colorcarmine, pinkish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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