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Ballota  acetabulosa (L.) Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Ballota  acetabulosa (L.) Benth. 
SynonymsMarrubium acetabulosum L. (basionym)
 Marrubium adfine Spreng.
 Marrubium suffruticosum Mill.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.GreeceKritiTurkey-in-EuropeTurkey
rocks and scree
Altitude100-1500m
Description adpressed lanate, leaves shortly petiolate, ovate or orbiculate, coarsely, obtusely crenate, rugose, whorls in long spike, bracts petiolate, oblong-spathulate, tomentose
Size30-60cm
Colorpurple, white
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, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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