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Androsace pyrenaica Lam. sect. Aretia 
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus speciesAndrosace pyrenaica Lam. sect. Aretia
SynonymsAndrosace diapensioides Lapeyr.
 Aretia pyrenaica (Lam.) Loisel.
 Primula pyrenaica (Lam.) Kuntze
Habitatrocks and scree
Altitude1500-3000m
Descriptiondark green, narrowly oblong leaves, 3-5mm long, imbricate, adpressed hirsute, flowers 4-5mm across, solitary
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite with a yellow eye
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
Territory Europe
     Southwestern Europe (France , Spain)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Comments

PRIMULACEAE

Androsace pyrenaica Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 432 (1792)

Synonyms:
Aretia pyrenaica (Lam.) Loisel.
Primula pyrenaica (Lam.) Kuntze

Androsace diapensioides Lapeyr.

e. & c. Pyrenees
12 FRA SPA

1500-3000m

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