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Clinopodium   creticum (L.) Kuntze   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Clinopodium  creticum (L.) Kuntze 
SynonymsMelissa cretica L. (basionym)
 Calamintha cretica (L.) Lam.
 Satureja cretica (L.) Briq.
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1000-1200m
Description grey patule hirsute, leaves minute, shortly petiolate, ovate, entire, cymes 3-flowered, shortly pedicellate, producing lax, narrow spike, calyx lobes lanceolate, erect
Size10-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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