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Lomelosia  cretica (L.) Greuter & Burdet   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Lomelosia  cretica (L.) Greuter & Burdet 
SynonymsScabiosa cretica L. (basionym)
 Trochocephalus creticus (L.) Á. & D.Löve
 Zygostemma creticum (L.) Tiegh.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeBalearesItalySicilia
rocky slopes
Description branchlets densely leafy, leaves appresed hirsute, oblong or lanceolate, entire, shortly petiolate, involucral bracts oblong, hirsute, flowers in radiate heads
Size10-50cm
Colorlilac
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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