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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Scabiosa  speciosa Royle 
SynonymsLomelosia speciosa (Royle) Soják
Territory Western AsiaIndian SubcontinentAfghanistanPakistanWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
grassland
Altitude2400-3500m
Description stems pubescent, leaves oblong, at base often pinnatifid, on both faces hirsute, floral heads many flowered, 3-5cm, long radiate, bracts narrowly oblong, hirsute
Size30-50cm
Colorpink
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring and fall; cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora of British India (Hooker) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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