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Thymbra   capitata (L.) Cav.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymbra  capitata (L.) Cav. 
SynonymsSatureja capitata L. (basionym)
 Coridothymus capitatus (L.) Rchb.f.
 Thymus capitatus (L.) Hoffmanns. & Link
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Description leaves linear, 6-10mm long, subglabrous, floral bracts imbricate, ovate to lanceolate, greenish, ciliate, flowers to 1cm long, in oblong, conical spikes
Size15-30cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, 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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