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Paronychia  cephalotes (M.Bieb.) Besser   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Paronychia  cephalotes (M.Bieb.) Besser 
SynonymsIllecebrum cephalotes M.Bieb. (basionym)
 Paronychia hungarica Griseb.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern EuropeWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Description stems basally glabrous, apically shortly pubescent, leaves lanceolate, 2-4mm, stipules narrowly lanceolate, silvery, bracts large, ovate, acute, silvery white, sepals glabrous
Size1-5cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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