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Thymus  longiflorus Boiss.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  longiflorus Boiss. 
SynonymsOriganum longiflorum (Boiss.) Kuntze
 Thymus cephalotos ssp. longiflorus (Boiss.) Malag.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude600-1800m
Description aromatic, leaves close to apex of branchlets, small, opposite, linear, green, abaxially grey-green, finely pubescent, flowers in terminal raceme, bracts purple
Size10-15cm
Colorlilac-purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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