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Eryngium  variifolium Coss.   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Eryngium  variifolium Coss. 
SynonymsEryngium dichotomum var. ficariifolium Ball
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocks
Description basal leaves orbiculate to cordate, 5-10cm, dark shiny green, with conspicuously white venation, floral heads subspherical with lanceolate, spinose, white bracts
Size20-40cm
Colorgreyish blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring; root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyFennane, M. & al. (2007) Flore Pratique du Maroc
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