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Umbilicus  rupestris (Salisb.) Dandy   
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FamilyCRASSULACEAE
Genus species var.Umbilicus  rupestris (Salisb.) Dandy 
SynonymsCotyledon rupestris Salisb. (basionym)
 Umbilicus deflexus Pomel
 Umbilicus pendulinus DC.
Territory Northern AfricaMacaronesiaWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Altitude0-2000m
Description rootstock tuberous, basal leaves orbiculate-rhombic, broadly crenate, 2-7cm wide, upwards smaller and reniform to linear, flowers 1cm long, tubular, pendent, in raceme
Size20-40cm
Colorstraw yellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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