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Lomelosia  hymettia (Boiss. & Spruner) Greuter & Burdet   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Lomelosia  hymettia (Boiss. & Spruner) Greuter & Burdet 
SynonymsScabiosa hymettia Boiss. & Spruner (basionym)
 Scabiosa trifoliolata (Bory & Chaub.) Halácsy
 Trochocephalus hymettius (Boiss. & Spruner) Holub
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description appresed sericeous, leaves crowded, linear-lanceolate, entire or 3-5-fid, segments linear-lanceolate, obtuse, involucral bracts obtuse, flowers in large, radiate head
Size15-25cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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)
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