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Micromeria  cristata (Hampe) Griseb.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Micromeria  cristata (Hampe) Griseb. 
SynonymsThymus cristatus Hampe (basionym)
 Clinopodium cristatum (Hampe) Kuntze
 Satureja cristata (Hampe) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaCyprusGreeceIranTurkeyYugoslavia
rocks
Description shortly grey pubescent, leaves minute, sessile, erect, the lower oblong, the other lanceolate, obtuse, abaxially concave, 3-nerved, cymes 3-flowered, axillary, in spike
Size10-20cm
Colorcrimson, pale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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