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Ballota  pseudodictamnus (L.) Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Ballota  pseudodictamnus (L.) Benth. 
SynonymsMarrubium pseudodictamnus L. (basionym)
 Beringeria pseudodictamnus (L.) Neck
 Marrubium pallidum Salisb.
Territory Southeastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern AsiaEgyptGreeceKritiLibyaTurkey
rocky slopes
Description white lanate, leaves minute, shortly petiolate, ovate-orbiculate, entire, rugose, whorls many flowered, spherical, remote, bracts oblong-spathulate, obtuse
Size20-35cm
Colorwhitish
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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