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Eritrichium  canum (Benth.) Kitam.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Eritrichium  canum (Benth.) Kitam. 
SynonymsEchinospermum canum Benth. (basionym)
 Eritrichium sericeum Aitch.
 Eritrichium strictum Decne.
Territory Western AsiaChinaIndian SubcontinentAfghanistanTibetXinjiangIndiaNepalPakistanWest Himalaya
scree
Altitude2400-5600m
Description leaves petiolate, narrowly lanceolate, 5-8cm, densely white hirsute, acute, inflorescence corymbose, many flowered, corolla campanulate-rotate, throat yellow or orange
Size15-40cm
Colorlight blue
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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