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Saxifraga  arachnoidea Sternb.  sect. Nephrophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  arachnoidea Sternb.  sect. Nephrophyllum
SynonymsCymbalariella arachnoidea (Sternb.) Nappi
Territory Southeastern EuropeItaly
rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description long, viscid, silvery hirsute, leaves mainly rhombic or ovate-cuneate, 3-7-lobate, flowers crowded, small, petals 2-3mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorgreenish white, yellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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