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Helianthemum  syriacum (Jacq.) Dum.-Courset   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  syriacum (Jacq.) Dum.-Courset 
SynonymsCistus syriacus Jacq. (basionym)
 Cistus umbellatus ssp. libani Demoly
 Halimium syriacum (Jacq.) K.Koch
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
grassland and thickets
Altitude0-1200m
Description densely grey hirsute, leaves linear to lanceolate, 1-5cm long, revolute, abaxially white tomentose, adaxially grey-green, flowers 15-20mm across, in compact cyme
Size30-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typeerect shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Iberica (Castroviejo, B. ed.) bibdigital.rjb.csic.es
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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