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Thymelaea  dioica (Gouan) All.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Thymelaea  dioica (Gouan) All. 
SynonymsDaphne dioica Gouan (basionym)
 Passerina dioice (Gouan) DC.
 Passerina empetrifolia Lapeyr.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpain
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description branches procumbent or erect, leaves evergreen, 3-12mm, linear to oblanceolate-cuneate, flowers solitary or in pairs, axillary, 4-7mm long
Size20-50cm
Coloryellow, fading purple
Bloomsummer
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)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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