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Atraphaxis  billardieri Jaub. & Spach   
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Atraphaxis  billardieri Jaub. & Spach 
SynonymsAtraphaxis graeca Meisn.
 Atraphaxis variabilis Jaub. & Spach
 Tragopyrum billardieri Endl.
Territory Southeastern EuropeCaucasusWestern Asia
rocks
Altitude1300-2600m
Description leaves bright green, elliptic-oblong to ovate, reticulate, perianth pentamerous
Size20-50cm
Colorpink
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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