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Acantholimon  caryophyllaceum Boiss.  sect. Staticopsis 
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Acantholimon  caryophyllaceum Boiss.  sect. Staticopsis
SynonymsArmeriastrum caryophyllaceum (Boiss.) Kuntze
 Statice caryophyllacea Boiss. & Hohen.
Territory CaucasusWestern AsiaTranscaucasus, (Armenia)Turkey
rocky slopes
Altitude1600-2700m
Description leaves linear, triquetrous, 2-5cm, ciliate, pale green or glaucous, floral spikes lax branched, spikelets 10-18mm, calyx decamerous with purple veinlets
Size5-10cm
Colorbright pink
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 month, 10-16°C
half-ripe cuttings in midsummer, stimulator
BibliographyDavis, P.H. et I.C.Hedge: Flora of Turkey (1965-1988)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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