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Linaria alpina (L.) Mill. trib. Antirrhinae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus speciesLinaria alpina (L.) Mill. trib. Antirrhinae
SynonymsAntirrhinum alpinum L.
 Cymbalaria alpina (L.) Raf.
 Linaria benearnensis Rouy
Habitatscree and moraines
Altitude250-3800m
Descriptionleaves linear to long lanceolate, verticillate, grey-green, flowers with yellow or white patch on lower lip, 13-22mm long, in spherical raceme
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; basal cuttings in late spring and summer
Territory Europe
     Middle Europe (Austria , Czechoslovakia , Germany , Switzerland )
     Southwestern Europe (France , Spain )
     Southeastern Europe (Albania , Greece , Italy , Romania , Yugoslavia)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Comments

PLANTAGINACEAE

Linaria alpina (L.) Mill. Gard. Dict., ed. 8. no. 4. (1768)

Basionym:
Antirrhinum alpinum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 615 (1753)

Synonyms:
Cymbalaria alpina (L.) Raf.

Linaria alpina aciculifolia Braun-Blanq.
Linaria benearnensis Rouy

c. & s. Europe
11 AUT CZE GER SWI 12 FRA SPA 13 ALB GRC ITA ROM YUG

250-3800m

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