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Thymus  zygis L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  zygis L. 
SynonymsThymus albinervis Strobl
 Thymus clusii Bubani
 Thymus isidori Sennen
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoPortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude200-1700m
Description like T.vulgaris, but leaves linear, 6-10mm long, at base ciliate, flowers only 3-4mm long, in interrupted spikes
Size5-10cm
Colorwhitish
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)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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