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Thymelaea  calycina (Lapeyr.) Meisn.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Thymelaea  calycina (Lapeyr.) Meisn. 
SynonymsDaphne calycina Lapeyr. (basionym)
 Passerina calycina (Lapeyr.) DC.
 Thymelaea tinctoria var. calycina (Lapeyr.) Endl.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2500m
Description branches erect or procumbent, leaves evergreen, 5-15mm long, oblong to linear, margins in upper half revolute, flowers 6mm long, solitary, in axils of upper leaves
Size20-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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