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Phlomis  cretica C.Presl   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlomis  cretica C.Presl 
SynonymsPhlomis ferruginea var. cretica (C.Presl) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.GreeceKriti
thickets and woods
Altitude800-1000m
Description leaves lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 3-8cm long, tomentose, particularly densely and white abaxially, flowers to 27mm long, in remote whorls of 14-30
Size40-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18C
cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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