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Linaria  aeruginea (Gouan) Cav.  trib. Antirrhinae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Linaria  aeruginea (Gouan) Cav.  trib. Antirrhinae
SynonymsAntirrhinum aerugineum Gouan (basionym)
 Linaria melanantha Boiss. & Reut.
 Linaria nevadensis (Boiss.) Boiss. & Reut.
Territory Southwestern EuropeBalearesPortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude150-3300m
Description leaves linear, 5-20mm, glaucous, margins revolute, upper leaves verticillate, raceme compact, flowers 15-20, 15-25mm long, spur 5-10mm long
Size10-20cm
Colorviolet, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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
division in spring; basal cuttings in late spring and summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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