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Leontice  leontopetalum L.   
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FamilyBERBERIDACEAE
Genus species var.Leontice  leontopetalum L. 
SynonymsLeontice brevibracteata St.-Lag.
Territory Southeastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
rocks
Description leaves pinnate, leaflets up to 30, broadly ovate, glabrous, glaucous, flowers ca. 15mm in diam., in branched raceme
Size30-40cm
Colorrich yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 13-16°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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