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Saxifraga  sempervivum K.Koch  sect. Porophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  sempervivum K.Koch  sect. Porophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga gouanii f. cernagorica N.Terracc.
 Saxifraga media var. sibthorpiana Griseb.
 Saxifraga thessalica Schott
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceTurkeyYugoslavia, (MacedoniaSerbia)
rocks
Altitude1600-1900m
Description rosettes 10-28mm wide, leaves linear to spathulate, glaucous, distinctly incrusted, floral stems long, red glandular hirsute, petals 2-3mm long
Size10-15cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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