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Aristolochia  cretica Lam.   
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FamilyARISTOLOCHIACEAE
Genus species var.Aristolochia  cretica Lam. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
grassland and thickets
Description leaves 2-6cm, cordate, scabrous hirsute, flower large, 5-12cm, floral tube curvate, blade dilated, ovate
Size5-10cm
Colorbrownish purple
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 18-24°C
division in late winter and fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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