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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  crinitus Sm. 
SynonymsDianthus amoenus Pomel
 Dianthus crossopetalus (Boiss.) Grossh.
 Dianthus ibericus Ledeb.
Territory Northern Africa
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine
Description stems virgate, leaves rigid, acute, linear-subulate, flowers 1-4, calyx long cylindrical, lobes lanceolate, acute, corolla lobes glabrous, oblong, fimbriate
Size10-40cm
Colorpale pink, white
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, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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