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Daphne  pontica L.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Daphne  pontica L. 
SynonymsDaphne libanotica Mouterde
 Daphne pontica ssp. melanocarpa Woronow
 Daphne pontica var. szovitsii K.Koch
Territory Southeastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaBulgariaTranscaucasus, (Georgia)Turkey-in-EuropeTurkey
grassland and woods
Altitude900-2200m
Description leaves 4-10cm, obovate, dark shiny green, crowded on apex of branchlets, flowers fragrant, 12-22mm long, axillary, usually in pairs
Size50-100cm
Colorgreenish yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationcold, semi-shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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