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Limonium  ovalifolium (Poir.) Kuntze   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Limonium  ovalifolium (Poir.) Kuntze 
SynonymsStatice ovalifolia Poir. (basionym)
 Limonium ovalifolium ssp. lusitanicum Pignatti
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaFranceMoroccoPortugalSpain
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description leaves spathulate, acute, mucronate, to 6cm long, inflorescence paniculate, spikelets very dense, 1cm long, flowers ca. 4mm long
Size10-25cm
Colorpale pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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