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Eremogone insignis (Litv.) Ikonn.  
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus speciesEremogone insignis (Litv.) Ikonn. 
SynonymsArenaria insignis Litv.
Habitatrocks
Descriptionlower leaves rigid, sharply acute, 5-7mm long, stem leaves minute, 3-5mm, at base connate into sheath, cymes 3flowered, sepals glabrous, lanceolate, petals ovate-oblong, 5-8mm
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
Territory Asia-Temperate
     Middle Asia (Turkmenistan )
     Western Asia (Afghanistan , Iran)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Comments

CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Eremogone insignis (Litv.) Ikonn., Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 27: 63 (1990)

Basionym:
Arenaria insignis Litv., Trudy Bot. Mus. Imp. Akad. Nauk 3: 106 (1907)

s. Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Iran.
32 TKM 34 AFG IRN

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