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Micromeria  nervosa (Desf.) Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Micromeria  nervosa (Desf.) Benth. 
SynonymsSatureja nervosa Desf. (basionym)
 Clinopodium nervosum (Desf.) Kuntze
 Satureja graeca ssp. nervosa (Desf.) O.Bolós & Vigo
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude0-300m
Description patule, softly lanate, leaves subsessile, margins revolute, cordate-ovate, acute, cymes many flowered, axillary, shortly pedicellate, producing narrow spike, bracts subulate
Size20-30cm
Colorpale 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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