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Sibthorpia  africana L.  trib. Sibthorpieae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Sibthorpia  africana L.  trib. Sibthorpieae
SynonymsSibthorpia balearica Knoche
Territory Southwestern EuropeBaleares
shady rocks
Altitude0-1400m
Description stems rooting, leaves long petiolate, orbiculate, broadly crenate, crenulae retuse, flowers axillary, pedicellate, calyx hirsute, corolla rotate, lobes ovate
Size5-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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